Monthly Archives: November 2013

This waterway is the Tennessee River –  and the T Wall is perched high above on the south side rim. We drove down along a windy narrow road for 6 miles to a trailhead and took a short approach hike to the base on the wall.

The T Wall is one of the premier cliffs in the  southern sandstone belt and hosts routes in all grades with fantastic rock quality in a beautiful setting. November is prime climbing season here -temps are in the 60,s the rock is dry. Crowds well not yet we will see what the weekend brings.

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The Tennessee River.

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T is for Terry – taping up for our first route.

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Terry stepped right up to the wall. Here she is leading a route called Art – a perfect dihedral – and Prerequisite for Excellence another gem of a crack corner climb .

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One of the most perfect, pretty corners you will see.

Pursuit of Excellence.

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Great setting at the T Wall, sun all day, great views of the gorge and river below.

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Many a corner is capped by a roof.

Art Mooney