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swilliams095Route Climbed: several Date Climbed: October 10, 2003  Sucess!


I had to work in Huntington, WV for a day by myself so I decided that, since the flight was on the firm's tab, I would make a vacation of it. I took the rest of the week off and drove the rental car to Seneca Rocks. Since I was alone I hired a guide by the name of Dave from The Gendarme Climbing Shop to be my climbing buddy for the day. We climbed several routes during the day but made it to the South Summit via Ecstacy Jr (first 2 pitches), The Prune (first 2 pitches), LeGourmet (3rd pitch), and then the summit ridge. It was my first experience on big vertical rock. I loved it and can't wait to get back up there with friends.
Posted Dec 1, 2003 3:21 pm

MoniRoute Climbed: several Date Climbed: 1970's  Sucess!


Climbed this in between caving trips. Friends of mine got married on the summit. I was the maid of honor
Posted Nov 14, 2003 9:15 pm

climber46Route Climbed: Hiking Trail Date Climbed: October 12, 2003  Sucess!


Nice, easy short hike. I must say it is amazing how narrow the Seneca Rocks are. It is also interesting that that line of rocks runs along the ridgeline of several hills all running in a straight line. It appears that a line of tougher, metemorphic rock, outlasted the surrounding sedimentary rock, thus leaving the "backbone" of rock along this ridge.

Posted Nov 10, 2003 9:06 pm

bigwallyRoute Climbed: Gendarme, Conn's East, Tomato Date Climbed: Spring 1968  Sucess!


Oh What a Time it was !! A time of pitons, Goldline rope and harnesses fashioned from 1" tubular webbing. Carabiners were $2 each or a dozen for $20..and the best and only climbing shoes were the Kluttershoes know as "Spiders" or Kronhoffers. Climbed with Charlie Rollins, very Safely and Successfully, (but knew at the Time that I would be content the rest of my Life to simply top-rope and never go on a "lead-climb" again !!!!.......oh how things have changed !!!!
Posted Aug 25, 2003 9:40 am

cjwhatRoute Climbed: Green Ledge Date Climbed: March 28, 1987  Sucess!


Reached summit of south fin with David, Paul, and one other guy whose name I didn't record.
Posted Aug 6, 2003 11:59 am

desainmeRoute Climbed: Eyore's trail or soemthing to that effect 5.3 east side of NP Date Climbed: March 20, 1978  Sucess!


First 4 pitch climb to North Peak-getting back was a nice traverse. Wind blew Ultimate Helmet down east face. First time placing stoppers hexes and clipping ancient pins.
Posted Jul 12, 2003 11:31 am

Jerry LRoute Climbed: ? Date Climbed: 1970  Sucess!

Jerry L

Posted Jul 5, 2003 7:15 am

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