A Crag Guide gives an extensive view of all sub areas and climbs at a point in the index. It shows a snapshot of the index heirachy, up to 300 climbs (or areas) on a single web page. It shows selected comments climbers have made on a recently submitted ascent.
At a minor crag level this should be suitable for printing and taking with you on a climbing trip as an adjunct to your guidebook.
This guide was generated anonymously. Login to show your logged ascents against each route.
Rock climbing is extremely dangerous and can result in serious injury or death. Users acting on any information directly or indirectly available from this site do so at their own risk.
This guide is compiled from a community of users and is presented without verification that the information is accurate or complete and is subject to system errors. By using this guide you acknowledge that the material described in this document is extremely dangerous, and that the content may be misleading or wrong. In particular there may be misdescriptions of routes, incorrectly drawn topo lines, incorrect difficulty ratings or incorrect or missing protection ratings. This includes both errors from the content and system errors.
Nobody has checked this particlular guide so you cannot rely on it's accuracy like you would a store bought guide.
You should not depend on any information gleaned from this guide for your personal safety.
You must keep this warning with the guide. For more information refer to our Usage policy
Thanks to the following people who have contributed to this crag guide:
The size of a person's name reflects their Crag Karma, which is their level of contribution. You can help contribute to your local crag by adding descriptions, photos, topos and more.
Table of contents
- 1. King's Bluff
176 in Crag
- 1.1. Quiet Zone 16 in Area
- 1.2. The Alley 24 in Area
- 1.3. Lonesome Wall 23 in Area
- 1.4. Main Headwall Area 17 in Area
- 1.5. Walt's Wall 12 in Area
- 1.6. Cake Walk Wall 14 in Area
- 1.7. Dynamic Wall 9 in Area
- 1.8. The Orchard 28 in Area
- 1.9. High Water Wall 8 in Area
- 1.10. The Beach 6 in Area
- 1.11. Politician Wall 4 in Area
- 1.12. Horror Wall 3 in Area
- 1.13. Navigator Wall 12 in Area
- 2. Index by grade
JFMAMJJASONDseasonalityUnknown and Sport
Long/Lat: -87.322983, 36.501035
- Unique Features And Strengths:
Good cooler weather crag as the cliffs get plenty of sun.
Short to medium height limestone walls displaying a range of limestone characteristics from crimpy sharp edges to rounded pipes. Not the most epic spot, but easy to get to. Routes range from 5.4 to 5.13b.
- Access Issues:
King's Bluff is owned and maintained by the Southeastern Climbers Coalition.
This crag is actually in Clarksville, TN right above the Cumberland River on the highway 41A bypass, AKA Ashland City Road. The entrance is located near the Max Court culdesac. It is a very short approach from the parking lot to the base of the cliffs. (A few minutes hike). From Max Ct go through the gate. Parking is at the end of the road where you can find the trail left of the bulletin board. 923 Max Ct Clarksville, TN 37043 United States
Emmanuel "Eman" Lacoste published his 3rd Edition of "Little Crimpers, A Rock Climber's Guide To Clarksville, Tennessee. Vertasia: Lexington, KY, September 25, 2013.
|1||Under The Eye Of The Vulture||5.11c||4|
|2||White Line Fever||5.11c||5|
|5||Easy For Now||5.9||3|
|6||Snoop'en and Poop'en||5.8|
|7||A Break From The Heat||5.9|
|8||Thin And Crispy||5.10b||5|
|12||Too Good To Be True||5.10b|
|15||Name In The Guide Book||5.11a||545ft,|
|3||Nine To Five||5.9|
|5||Learning to Crawl||5.4|
|6||Learning To Walk||5.8|
|8||Dip In The River||5.5|
|9||Thomas The Train||5.6|
|10||Bob The Builder||5.7|
|16||Beam Me Up Scotty||5.8|
|17||The Bearded One||5.8|
|18||Engineering A Goat Rope||5.7|
|19||Luther's Fury / Luther's Climb||5.9||335ft,|
Formerly a mixed route but has now been completely bolted.
|1||Born Of The Forth Of July||5.9|
|5||Baby I'm Ten Inches Long||5.12a|
|7||Too Heavy To Fly||5.12b|
|8||My Little Secret||5.11a|
|9||The Straight And The Narrow||5.11a|
Very tricky climb. Super bouldery in the beginning but make sure u climb it when its completely dry or you will keep slippin off
Thin overhanging face with powerful moves between bolts 2 and 3. Finishes on same anchors as Prelude To Harvest 5.12a.
|14||Prelude To Harvest||5.12a||535ft,|
|19||Short And Sporty||5.10c|
left leaning flake provides good hands up last three bolts to the crux at the top just before the chains.
|22||Mr. Green Jeans||5.8|
|23||A Fine New Edition||5.8|
|2||Clifford The Big Red Dog||5.8|
|5||The Second Pitch||5.6|
|6||New Drill In Town||5.11a|
|7||The Saga Continues||5.9|
|12||Just A Pinch||5.10b|
|13||A New Slant||5.10b|
|14||No Prescription Needed||5.12a|
|15||For Girly Girls Only||5.12b|
|17||Shave And A Haircut||5.9|
This is where the approach stairs are located.
|1||Caged Bowling Ball||5.10c|
|2||After The Ball Was Over||5.9|
|3||Just Give Me Three Steps||5.9||6|
|5||Striking Out On Your Own||5.10d|
|6||You Get Two Tires||5.10b|
|7||Born To Freed||5.10a|
|1||In The Rocking Chair||5.10a|
|3||Hat Pin With A Sledge Hammer||5.8|
|8||Skin And Bones||5.10b|
|10||Rambo Strikes Back||5.8|
|11||The Sharper Image||5.11b|
|12||Here And Now||5.12a||330ft,|
Cedar Tree Massacre
Crimpy face climbing to dirty pockets at the top.
|1||Between Stress And Success||5.10c|
|2||Between Chance And Choice||5.10b|
|3||Put The Pain Aside||5.11c|
|5||Singing In The Rain||5.6|
|6||Wired For Sound||5.9|
|7||Another Hard Decision||5.10d|
|8||Traveling Through Time||5.10b|
|9||When Old Friends Meet||5.10b|
Unknown and Sport
|2||Tennessee Chainsaw Massacre||5.10b|
|3||Don't Stop To Smell The Roses||5.10c|
|4||Open Book Of Wisdom||5.9|
|6||The Dogon Meet A Dancer||5.8|
|7||Plum Tuckered Out||5.11b|
|8||Wonders Never Cease||5.8|
|9||Perch Of The Monster||5.8|
|10||Maybe A Little Ether||5.10b|
Daddy's Bolt Ladder
Originally bolted to practice aid climbing. Chain Anchors.
|12||Stack'em Three Deep||5.10c|
Doyle Parsons Project
Crux on the face just after bolt 3. Fun, well-protected overhanging moves to finish the route
|14||Stands To Reason||5.10b|
|15||Hard To Quit||5.10b|
|17||Standing Room Only||5.10d||340ft,|
The First Plum
A King's Bluff 'classic.'
|19||Just An 'Ol Hole||5.10c|
Too crimpy and glossy to be called 5.9, but a good route all the same.
|22||Slippery When Wet||5.7|
|24||Steel Headed Woodpecker||5.7|
|28||Slip Slidin' Away||5.8|
3 bolts, consider bringing a sling to wrap around a huge hollow rail as a 4th piece of protection.
|8||Lions And Tigers & Bears Oh My||5.9|
|1||Pretty On Video||5.10b|
|2||Almost As Mean As Suzy||5.10b|
Big Guns Of Navarone
Vertical Face with cable anchors and crux between bolts 4 and 5.
|1||As The Crows Flies||5.11b|
|4||Position And Power||5.11a|
|1||Shoot The Rapids||5.10b|
|2||Any Port In The Storm||5.11b|
|3||Rubber Ah Mid-Ship||5.11b|
|5||Walk The Plank||5.10d|
|6||Cracked By A Bludgeon||5.9|