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Little Clear Creek  

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Submitted By: Chris Carver on Nov 19, 2007
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Little Clear Creek trail in February after rain.


This small, hidden cliff lies on the north side of little clear, which is a small side creek that flows into Clear Creek. There is a small collection of short, high quality 11's and 12's.

Getting There 

Park at Lilly Bridge next to the bathrooms. The trail heads into the woods right next to the bathrooms.

Climbing Season

Weather station 19.3 miles from here

55 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Clear Creek:
Monkey Brains   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   The River Wall
Christian Criminal   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport   The River Wall
Roofus Doofus   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   The River Wall
Finders Keepers   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Cornerstone Block
Sweat Lodge   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   The River Wall
Losers Weepers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Cornerstone Block
Alzheimer’s   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   The Hanger
Uni-boob   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   The River Wall
Standard Issue   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 80'   The Hanger
The Saint of Auschwitz   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a A0     Sport, Aid, 1 pitch, 80'   The Hanger
1554   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Hanger
The Rules of Engagement   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Hanger
Cornerstone   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Cornerstone Block
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Featured Route For Little Clear Creek
Spencer just after the initial boulder problem

Standard Issue 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The Hanger
Stick clip the route just right of 1554. Boulder out of the roof and gun it for the anchors through 60 or 70 feet of amazing jug hauling....[more]   Browse More Classics in TN

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By Jeff Thilking
From: Lynchburg, VA
Feb 4, 2013
How far of a hike is this from the bridge? And where is the best place to cross the creek, I'm tryin to get to the River Wall, but the creek would have swept my azz away today. It may just be a bad time for this area due to snow melt, rain, and run-off.
By Nick Metzger
From: Auburn, AL
Mar 25, 2015
After heavy rainfall crag will be very difficult to access due to deep waters. Take the time to walk to River Wall and venture down to the water, its beautiful during the spring.
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