Ascent of Seneca Rocks on 2012-09-01

Climber: Greg Boyle

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, September 1, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Seneca Rocks
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:2400 ft / 731 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left my helmet at the campsite, so I wasn't able to go caving that day. I took my cave pack and my sandals and I shot up the rocks a few different ways in the rain to make up for lost caving time!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:855 ft / 260 m
    Total Elevation Loss:855 ft / 260 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Raining, Hot, Calm, Overcast
Muggy, rainy and calm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:855 ft / 260 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:East Face Trail / Herd Path
    Start Trailhead:Visitor Centre Parking Lot  1545 ft / 470 m
    Time:29 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:855 ft / 260 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:herd path / bushwack to traverse -> Roadway path
    End Trailhead:Visitor Centre Parking Lot  1545 ft / 470 m
    Time:40 Minutes

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