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
126 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
Mirage 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
: The Tennessee Wall
: T-Wall East
Mirage climbs the righthand margin of a beautiful west-facing wall of orange rock just before reaching the Golden Gloves area. There are two obvious bolted lines on this wall -- Mirage is the right; Brazen Serpent is the left -- the two routes share the first bolt. Start at the center of the wall and climb up and right to the first bolt. Continue up to the obvious undercling below the roof. I recommend placing a cam here (there are spots for blue & yellow TCUs as well as a 0.5 Camal...[more] Browse More Classics in TN
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