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Casey Johnson · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2015 · Points: 0

Me and my wife are heading to Nashville in September and gonna be staying a couple nights in the Gatlinburg area. Any good climbing walls or boulders we can check out? 

Eric Carlos · · Chattanooga, TN · Joined Aug 2008 · Points: 40

Between Nashville and Gatlinburg you pass close to the Obed.  Look it up on here.....Amazing climbing!

waldo · · Knoxville, TN · Joined Jan 2015 · Points: 30

Obed, Big South Fork, Sunset Park in Chattanooga. Obed is almost a direct shot between Gatlinburg and Nashville but the others are worth checking out. 

Brent Blevins · · Chattanooga,Tennessee · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 46

The Obed is an hour west of Knoxville, which is a fantastic area. There's Foster Falls in Jasper TN with an impressive amount of sport routes with a fairly easy approach. Both of these are Cumberland plateau sandstone.

Just west of Nashville proper in Clarksville is Kings Bluff, a limestone crag with numerous fairly generic climbs but the approach is a breeze and the routes have markers. Kings is an absolute inferno on a hot autumn day though. 

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