East is the direction most climbers take when they come to T-Wall. There's a phenomenal amount of climbing here, ranging from easy 5.6-5.7 for beginners up to outrageous 5.13 roof cracks, and everything in between. On sunny winter weekends, prepare to wait in line for popular classics like Art
, Golden Locks
and Razor Worm
, all an easy hike from where the trail splits. Or to get away from the crowds, head further down the wall to some lesser-known but worthwhile gems.
Coming up the main approach trail, take the right fork below the waterfall. The trail levels out and continues along the base of the wall for a long distance. Approach time is around 20 minutes. The approach is uphill, but fairly gentle, the entire way.
Weather station 5.2 miles from here
127 Total Routes
['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',53],['2 Stars',44],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for T-Wall East:
Passages 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Art 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Open Sesame 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Razor Worm 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Cake Walk 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Crackattack 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Super Slide 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Stone Wave 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For T-Wall East
Scamper Proof 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b TN
: The Tennessee Wall
: T-Wall East
This is a really classic mix of roof, fingercrack and thin face climbing. Starts in the same short dihedral as "Points O' Contact," although the guidebook says that "stemming is off-route," whatever that means.Move left through some underclings to get established beneath the obvious finger crack over the roof. Pulling the roof is hard, but beyond that are a couple more cruxes of sustained, cerebral, techy climbing, separated by decent rests. This route doesn't really let up until the final 20...[more] Browse More Classics in TN
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