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Elevation: 1,251 ft 381 m
GPS: 36.09452, -84.71022
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Shared By: chummer on Feb 3, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Kristin Tippey, Stonyman Killough, Luke Cornejo, saxfiend
Warning Access Issue: Update: no access issue since Obed is under National Park Service jurisdiction as a "Wild and Scenic River". nps.gov/obed/index.htm DetailsDrop down

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Great shady climbing area with some super steep testpieces. Named for one of Oak Ridge's nuclear reactors. A great crag name. Bring some atomic firepower for these routes.

Getting There Suggest change

On the hike out to the Tieranny wall locate a trail that heads down and left. It leads to a wooden ladder. Once you descend the ladder, you'll be just left of the route Placebo Effect. The wall is located directly across from Clear Creek's "point" where the river makes a sharp bend. Use your phone's GPS to see when you're near (36.095882, -84.71063). It's the only trail heading toward the river (on your left) in that area. Alternatively, use your GPS within the Mountain Project app to see when you're at the approach trail marked on the map.

38 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Y- 12

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
Placebo Effect
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 23
Spider Up My Crack
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 122
Herbivore
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 38
Shazam
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 57
The Immortal KB
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 65
Carnivore
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 54
Java Man
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 83
The Odyssey
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 18
Druelin' Banjos
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 90
Barbwire and Lingerie
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 30
The Journey
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 24
The Vision Lives on
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 37
Tapeworm
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 35
Born on the 4th of July
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 11
Glow in the Dark Bambi
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Placebo Effect
 38
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Spider Up My Crack
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Herbivore
 122
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shazam
 38
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Immortal KB
 57
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Carnivore
 65
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Java Man
 54
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Odyssey
 83
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Druelin' Banjos
 18
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Barbwire and Lingerie
 90
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Journey
 30
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Vision Lives on
 24
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Tapeworm
 37
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Born on the 4th of July
 35
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Glow in the Dark Bambi
 11
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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