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Ye Gods & Little Fishes 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Arnold Wexler, John Reed, Earl Mosburg
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Submitted By: Matt Desenberg on Apr 26, 2008

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Follow the blocky left facing corner system straight up to a large ledge, then move right to the bolt anchors. Great gear and a light 5.8. There is a second pitch that links to the second pitch of Skyline Traverse and doesn't see a lot of traffic (to my knowledge).


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Set of nuts, set of cams and several draws to sling past a few bulges.

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Coming up the first pitch of Ye Gods.
Coming up the first pitch of Ye Gods.
Working up the short and fun 2nd pitch.
Working up the short and fun 2nd pitch.

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By Jesse Morehouse
From: CO
May 27, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The second "pitch" (really a boulder problem connecting Ye Gods to Skyline) is fun and easier than it looks.
By Mike Anderson
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 19, 2010

My favorite @ Seneca so far.
By Andy Weinmann
From: Alexandria, VA
Aug 29, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great link-up is to do Ye Gods then pull the right side of the face below Skyline Traverse and move up to the Skyline Traverse ledge. Move up and right along the east face and establish a belay. Then climb Dufty's Popoff.
By ajtwoface
May 21, 2012
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

This is one of the best routes at Seneca! It has awesome hand jams and pockets all the way up the first pitch. Best if you lead Candy Corner and then top rope Ye Gods since they use the same anchor.
By Floridaputz
From: Oakland Park, Florida
Oct 22, 2012

I led this on a nice fall morning. I found a full on pump by the time I reached the p1 belay. Great gear but a tricky lead.
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