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Mar 7, 2016
Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone had more info on the wall at Stone Door, TN

I know its mostly TRAD....is there fixed gear to top rope from the top?

How is the top rope area?

Anyone know how the weather is?

Thanks for all your help. I'm heading down there with a group at the end of month.

Jordan, From MI
jordan14 JD
From Ann Arbor, MI
Joined Dec 23, 2015
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Mar 7, 2016
I haven't been, but I was thinking of making a trip there so I've looked into it a little. If you want a guide book, it's in Dixie craggers, although the section on stone door is pretty small. The weather at the end of march should be great temperature wise. Who knows about rain...I would count on some. If you're coming down strictly for climbing, I would head elsewhere. If you're going there for sure, check out Dixie craggers for beta paul.adams.3
From Knoxville, TN
Joined Sep 14, 2012
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Mar 8, 2016
I went there once around 5 years ago at this time of year. Temperatures should be fine. Like Paul said, it's more the precipitation you have to watch out for.

I don't recall there being much in the way of fixed anchors, if any. Be prepared to use trees and other natural features as anchors for top rope setups.

It's been a while so take this with a grain of salt, but I don't recall the cliff being all that tall. You may be able to top rope many of the climbs outside the "top rope area" with a 70 meter rope. If not, you could always just belay from the top.
Chuck Parks
From Atlanta, GA
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Mar 11, 2016
thanks for thee beta guys, I will try to update the page when i go with pics too. jordan14 JD
From Ann Arbor, MI
Joined Dec 23, 2015
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Mar 11, 2016
The climbing there from what i can remember was very uneventful and more of a pain that really was not worth the effort. I am not trying to be Debbie Downer but it was pretty terrible. Go for a hike take in the view maybe find some hillside boulder but rope climbing there is just not great. Jonathan K Clardy
From Chattanooga, TN
Joined Sep 13, 2014
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Mar 14, 2016
Thats a bummer to hear. We are going as a group for the hike but we will check out the climbing since we will be there. i guess ill let you know jordan14 JD
From Ann Arbor, MI
Joined Dec 23, 2015
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Apr 5, 2016
For anyone else looking for info about Stone Door....We didn't climb there. We went to Foster falls which was about 30mins south...Great place to climb!

Video from the backpacking trip though in Savage Gulf.




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