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Forster Falls, TN

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From Flatliners: Rock Climbing at Foster Falls occurs on the cliffs which line the northernmost side of the gorge cut by the Little Gizzard Creek. The climbing is predominantly bolted "sport" routes on sandstone overhangs, aretes, cracks, roofs, and faces. Routes are typically vertical or overhanging, blocky with roofs, averaging about 60 feet in height. There are some excellent thin face climbs and aretes, routes are often strenuous. There is no low-angle climbing. You must lead all routes to rig top-ropes, there is no access to the top of the climbs.  I know of no bouldering. There are a handful of fine traditionally led routes, but if you are looking to climb trad routes, go to T-Wall. Foster Falls is all about the best sport climbing routes in the Southeast.

07/23/07 Foster Falls is about 3 hours from Atlanta from 75 to 24 to Jasper, TN. If you plan on car camping bring $16 bucks per tent, it's gone up. They did fix the shower since the last time I was there and they are worth the price if you've climbed all day and smell like a badger. The sky at night is amazing, you can actually track satellites with your eyes. The roosters are still wonderfully animated in the morning... bring earplugs. BTW, I've never had a family offer sandwiches and cookies out on the trail until I climbed there, thank you mystery woman!