Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Rob Robinson, Kirk Brode - 2002
Page Views: 2,132 total · 14/month
Shared By: Josh Janes on Nov 28, 2006
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Description

A great little route that packs a punch. A couple hundred yards past Superwave and the Wood Spirit tree and right of the huge roofs of Homeland Insecurity and Shadows. Begin immediately left of a large boulder leaning against the wall that forms a nice little shady alcove.

Step up at a wide crack/chimney and climb up and right across an unprotected face until it is possible to step onto the boulder. Continue up an easy ramp to a stance where good gear can be had. Climb up a nice finger crack in a right-facing corner to the obvious "ship's prow" flake that juts straight out of the wall below the roof. Hand traverse out the prow and pull through the roof systems above. A stance can be gained below a final overlap; pull through this up to a 15' stretch of face climbing past a lone bolt. Bolted anchors (but could use some quicklinks to replace the manky webbing).

Protection

Standard rack. Long runners.

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Anyone know what the wide roof crack/chimney just to the left of this route is? Mar 5, 2007
Rob Robinson  
 
T Wall mega classic.

To answer the post above: that route is Belly Of The Beast (5.10)

See TennesseeWall.com Oct 16, 2008
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426  
Thanks! Nov 27, 2008
T Rundle
Belltown
 
T Rundle   Belltown
 
Easily one of the best climbs I did in the south. Jan 18, 2013
Jeff Mekolites
ATL GA
 
Jeff Mekolites   ATL GA
 
Alternatively, you can start on the face and climb up and left to the meat of the route. This would be a solid classic if the rock quality were a touch better. Jan 27, 2014