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Dessert Bar

Tennessee > Denny Cove > Denny East
Access Issue: Daily online climbing registration required for TN State Park areas Details

Description

This is the furthest area down from the Buffet Wall. Go down from Salad Bar, past Berlin to a tall wall with a pretty pinkish purple streak in the center that is slightly overhanging. It seems to stay dry in a light rain and drys out quickly. You could consider this the 5.11 climbers sweet spot before getting to the main course. There are four 11s here and one 12a that are all around 80 feet. Pulling the lip and trying to clip the chains on slabby ground can be a heartbreaker at the end of these enduro climbs. Typical of the area, the lower 10-15 feet can be a little dirty but the upper climbing is top notch. Think of these climbs as a mix of obed and buffet wall proper.

Getting There

Take the new buffet approach trail, walk up to the base, cower at the intimidating immensity before you and flee past the wooden bridge, past the salad bar, to your alcove of approachable hidden gems so you don't have to hangdog Canned Heat for the 1000th time.

Routes from Left to Right

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Ethical Procrastination
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
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5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Ethical Procrastination
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport

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Justin tasting that sweet sandstone on his syrup'd up send
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