Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

Prominence: 40 ft, 13 m

Elevation: 2400+ feet, 732+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.67 mi, 2.68 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2400 - 2440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2400 ft / 732 m
    (Range 2400 - 2440 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 50' 9'' N; 79° 21' 56'' W
38.835809, -79.365676 (Dec Deg)
641850E 4299825N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPendleton

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1985-07-30 by Mark de Saint-Rat
     2009-07-01 by Mike Ramel
     2010-05-31 by Greg Saltsman
     2012-09-01 by Greg Boyle
     2013-07-14 by Juli Febbraro
     2013-08-03 by Bill Reese
     2014-05-24 by Alex Houpt
     2014-06-21 by Phil Keffer
     2014-09-27 by Juli Febbraro

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The knife-blade of Seneca Rocks offers some of the best rock climbing in the central Appalachians (1984-06-02).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/13 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Key Col: 2360 ft/719 m
Isolation1.67 mi/2.68 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    North Fork Mountain-High Knob  (ESE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges
Range6: North Fork Mountain
Drainage BasinsSouth Branch Potomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest/Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: Seneca Rocks Unit NRA
Topo MapUpper Tract O38079g3 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Seneca Rocks Visitor Center (Paved Road) 1500 ft/457 m
Vertical Gain: 900 ft/275 m
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