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Tieranny Roofs  

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The Tieranny Roofs wall is home to the longest routes in the Obed and, obviously, some pretty awesome roofs. Climbs range from 5.10a (mostly ascending the "slabby" face below the huge roof that caps the wall) to 5.13+ (David Hume's "Body Count"). The wall is south-facing and gets good winter sun. Recommended gear includes a 60m rope and stick clip.

Getting There 

Park at the Overlook parking lot and follow the trail to an obvious signed split. Follow the right hand (Point Trail) fork into the woods. This trail descends down to a bridge, then weaves back up to the ridgeline between the Obed and Clear Creek. Follow this rolling trail through the woods for a good half-mile until it dips to a second little creek crossing, then continue for quite a ways further, past a rocky slab, then out to almost the very end of the point. Here an obvious steep descent trail drops down to the right. 15 feet of fourth class will reach a good trail that runs along the cliff back to west. Pass underneath the Pocket Roofs cave (a pretty impressive wall in and of itself) and on a little further to the obvious Tieranny Roofs. A massive stone "bench" at the base of the cliff and the pink and grey wall below the roofs are additional clues if there's any doubt. Approach time is about 1/2 hour.

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Weather station 19.8 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tieranny Roofs:
Rover B. Dog   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Huecool Junior   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
Rockefeller   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 35'   
Lifestyles of the Ripped and Heinous   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   
Tales of the Sperm   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Action Indirect   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Tieranny   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Jungle Jane   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 100'   
The Probe   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 100'   
Canyon Man   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 120'   
Ronnie Raygun   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   
Whatsherface   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Huecool Senior   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   
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Featured Route For Tieranny Roofs

Canyon Man 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  TN : Obed & Clear Creek : Tieranny Roofs
A long sustained pitch of climbing on some of the best stone around. Canyon Man is a great pitch and a bargain for the grade. Crank the steep pocketed start to a good rest. Fire up the gaston deadpoint crux and cruise to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in TN

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By ChillFancy
From: Chattanooga, TN
May 14, 2012
This wall is actually a part of what is called "The Obed" wall. If you take the trail near the river, you will approach the sections from West to East. In order, Tierrany Wall, Middle Obed Wall, The Underground Wall, Fort Sandstone Wall, West Obed Wall, and Area-X Wall.