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Upper Broadway is located on a sunny series of ledges below the east face. In general the rock is less featured than the West Face. Most of the routes are 5.7 or harder. Classic routes include Conns East (5.6), Soler (5.7), ALCOA Presents (5.8), Frosted Flake (5.9), Castor (5.10a), Pollux(5.10a), and Spock's Brain (5.11b?)
Upper Broadway can be reached from the east face trail or by scrambling from lower Broadway
24 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Broadway:
Windy Corner 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Conn's East 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Dirty Old Man 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 155'
Conn's East Lieback Variation 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Soler 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Alcoa Presents 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 50'
Conn's East Direct 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Frosted Flake 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 100'
High Test 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 120'
Castor 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Pollux 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 45'
Orangeaid 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Hidden Assets 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch
Nip and Tuck 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 125'
Spock's Brain 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Low Octane 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Terra Firma Homesick Blues 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Changling 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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High Test 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a WV : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway
A maximum value experience not to be missed. You will find a bit of everything on this classic which has been described by at least one experienced regular as a "great 5.9 with a 5.11 crux". Your experience may vary but you will definitely consider an ascent worth your time.Not recommended for a 5.9 leader.Climb the thin crack (cruxy), traverse right then stem up the left-facing corner(strenuous) and finally face climb past the bulge to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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