Tennessee Wall aka T-Wall (Suck Creek, Prentice Cooper State Forest)

The Tennessee Wall is the “crown jewel” of the Sandstone Belt. Located on the Prentice Cooper State Forest, it is regarded as the premier cliff near Chattanooga, offering routes in all grades and styles (sport and traditional), with impeccable bullet hard rock quality and spectacular vistas of the Tennessee River Gorge below, this is must stop for the rock climbing connoisseur. The three miles of T-Wall cliffline offers one to two pitch sport and traditionally equipped routes, ranging from a walk in the park to balls to the wall hard. Here are a few sample classics of too many: Art (8 trad), Sugar in the Raw (11a trad), Prerequisite for Excellence (8 trad), In Pursuit of Excellence (9 trad), Jay Walker (7 trad), Golden Locks (8 trad), Stinger (12b sport), Psycho Path (13b sport), Twisting in the Wind (12b sport), Over the Rainbow (12d sport), and Respect for the Spider (14a) are but a few.

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The Adventure Collective publishes a series of outdoor adventure sports guides to adventures in Asheville, Boone, Brevard, Chattanooga, Charleston and The Great Smoky Mountains.

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