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The Orchard  


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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: KHall on Sep 30, 2009
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Description 

The Orchard has the best concentration of moderate routes at the Bluff. All but 3 are 5.9 or better with a few mixed routes.

Getting There 

Follow trail past the Dynamic Wall. The first route in the area is "The Renewal"-.10c Look for placard.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Orchard:
The First Plum   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For The Orchard
First Plum route

The First Plum 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  TN : King's Bluff : The Orchard
Great for the newer 5.10 leader. It's sustained climbing with plenty of crimps and good stances. one of the best lines at the bluff....[more]   Browse More Classics in TN

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By Mike Daschle
Oct 30, 2010
Best concentration of moderate-to-difficult climbs at King's Bluff, plus it gets some great shade in the afternoons.