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Barb's Grimace S 
Daddy's bolt ladder S 
dogon meet a dancer, The S 
Don't stop to smell the roses S 
Doyle Parsons Project, The S 
First Plum, The S 
Hard to Quit T 
Ian's Playground S 
Just an Ol' Hole S 
L.A.G. S 
Maybe a little ether S 
No expectations S 
Open book of wisdom S 
Perch of the Monster T 
Plum tuckered out S 
Poison Ivy S 
pop off S 
Renewal, The S 
Stack 'Em Three Deep S 
Standing Room Only S 
Stands to Reason S 
Tennessee Chainsaw Massacre S 
Wonders never cease T 

The Orchard Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: KHall on Sep 30, 2009
This Afternoon

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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

For the King's Bluff area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Orchard

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Orchard:
L.A.G.   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The First Plum   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: 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.

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