Trail head at parking lot of Dayton Pocket/Laurel ...
Home to the amazing Vapor Roof, Dayton pocket is famous for it's huge horizontal roof with sculpted pockets, pinches and flakes. For those interested in exploring or wanting to escape the crowds, this south-facing hill also hosts a high-quality boulder field with lots of potential for FA's.
Take 27 north out of town as if headed to Little Rock City. Stay on 27 North headed towards Dayton until you see the Rite Aid on your right. Take the left at the Rite-Aid on to Walnut Grove Rd. and continue 1.4 miles to a Y in the road. Take the left and drive .6 miles to Dayton Pocket Wilderness Rd. (a dirt road across from the Old Time Holiness Church). The road will dead end in the parking area.
Varies depending on area of interest. See specific areas for detailed directions.
One of the best roof problems ever! Cool holds, crazy geometry, feet-first roof moves, and two beta intensive exits. Sit down start on a strange sloper, big moves gain a good flake in the roof. Down climb along the flake until you can reach around the roof.If you like slopers, head left. If you prefer edges, go right. Both are the some grade....[more]Browse More Classics in TN