South Clear Creek Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: a = The Stand 12d b = The Dark Half 13a or b c = S...
South Clear is probably the most popular place to climb at the Obed. This includes the Image Wall, Solstice Cave, the Stephen King Library, and the Balcony. It gets pretty hot during the summer, which means that winter is the perfect time to climb here!
Park at the parking lot off of Doc Howard Rd., and take the trail at the back of the lot. Follow the obvious trail for about 15 minutes before you descend on an obvious steep trail. Stay to the left and you will be at the image wall.
Weather station 18.3 miles from here
61 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Clear Creek
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Featured Route For South Clear Creek
Rage 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b TN
: Obed & Clear Creek
: ... : Stephen King Library
Start just to the right of the corner that is the route It. Climb Pet Semetary to the roof, catch a shake, and make the transition from vertical to horizontal. Climb through the next seven bolts of roofy madness. (The first five bolts of the roof are considered 11c, so be ready for the business at the end.) If you can make it to the lip of the roof, catch a tricky heel hook rest and go for the chains....[more] Browse More Classics in TN
BETA PHOTO: Parking sign and trail entrance at Doc Howard park...
By Jeff Thilking
From: Lynchburg, VA
Feb 4, 2013
Good conditions on the rock at image wall today, much warmer than lily. Deck is a damn muddy mess though, so bring a towel to clean and dry shoes before starting the climb.