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Moving Target

5.9, Sport, 80 ft,  Avg: 2.6 from 80 votes
FA: Eddie Whittemore - 1998
Tennessee > Foster Falls > So What Area


A fun and challenging moderate, with some interesting moves due to the fact that it traverses almost continuously rather than going straight up. Starting on a vertical face, follow the line of bolts up and to the right. The rock steepens to a slightly overhanging and often wet finish.


So What area, right of So What.


6 bolts, bolted anchors.

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So What Wall
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[Hide Photo] Gorilla
Bryan moving around the little arete.
[Hide Photo] Bryan moving around the little arete.
Finishing the first half of the traverse
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Bolt line of "Moving Target"
[Hide Photo] Bolt line of "Moving Target"

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Kate Mittendorf
Nashville, TN
[Hide Comment] I would perhaps not climb this as am introduction to the grade. It is no joke for a 5.9... With a lot more fall consequences than most due to its traversing nature Apr 19, 2014
[Hide Comment] Very fun and good route, good hand holds and good feet. Even was able yo climb it with the top out being soaking wet. However, it should be noted that your rope rubs a pretty significant amount on the rock. May 9, 2017
[Hide Comment] Left a BD draw on bolt 5 or 6 yesterday. If you happen to climb this route and get it my email is or Feb 4, 2018
Layne Zuelke
Baton Rouge, LA
[Hide Comment] This is a helluva fun little traverse up quality rock with fun moves. As mentioned not a good lead if it’s your first time on the grade. If you plan to top rope it after the lead, tie in mid rope, unclip at the draws and re-clip behind you to leave directionals in place. Top roping straight off the anchor would mean a LONG pendulum in a fall. Oct 15, 2019