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The Left Bunker

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L to R R to L Alpha
Big Empty, The S 
Big, Empty Eclipse of the Bum Beast, The S 
Cock the Hammer S 
Darkie the Bum Beast S 
Dirty Corner T 
Eclipse S 
Premarital Drilling S 
Slabolisius S 
Squeeze the Trigga S 
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The Left Bunker Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.1561, -85.67333 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: saxfiend on Jun 8, 2014
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Like the Right Bunker, another huge cave with steep overhanging routes.

Getting There 

About 100' left of the Right Bunker.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.7 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Left Bunker

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Left Bunker:
Premarital Drilling   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Slabolisius   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Eclipse   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   
Darkie the Bum Beast   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   
The Big Empty   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For The Left Bunker
Rock Climbing Photo: Past the first crux

Eclipse 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Tennessee : Foster Falls : The Left Bunker
Same start as Darkie. Clip the third bolt and start moving left. Finish on an endurance rail traverse to anchors...[more]   Browse More Classics in Tennessee

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By Karissa Sampson
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 8, 2015
Does anyone know the story on this line created by the large separated block?
Rock Climbing Photo: Block route
Block route

Rock Climbing Photo: close up of the block route; theres a bolted ancho...
close up of the block route; theres a bolted anchor with a set of rings just above it hanging from the roof.

Its on the L side of the Left Bunker before you turn the corner to the dihedral area.
By Benji Palmer
From: Nashville, TN
Apr 5, 2016

The route you have pictured goes at 5.8. It's a fun offwidth start with a slightly tricky transition into the hand/fist sized middle section. A #4 BD cam fits about 15ft up, so bring something bigger if you want to protect it lower down.

Personally I think it's way more fun than it gets credit for! I've heard it called Dirty Corner, and that's a good description of it. Have fun!

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