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Obed--Lilly Bluff

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About Obed--Lilly Bluff:

Lily Bluffs are a summer escape for Knoxville climbers. Several routes can be climbed in the rain, and the juggy, overhanging sandstone is friendly on the fingers. Most of the routes are in the 5.10-5.12 range. In winter, bring ice tools or a snorkel. *Note from Panyan* CBC at Wartbug is out of business! But you can find the climbing info from the US Forest Serice Obed Visitors Center at Wartburg (next to the post office in downtown). They have the book "Dixie Craggers Atlas" and other topo maps. Rangers will also also give you up-to-date information regarding parking and camping.
Nearest town or city: Wartburg
Directions: From Wartburg, TN, take Hwy. 27 N. A the bottom of a long, long hill, make a HARD left to continue downhill. Follow the windy roady for several miles. About two miles after the railroad tracks, look for a brown gov't. Obed sign, and make a left onto a small country road. Follow the road down to the river and park on the far side of the bridge, on the right. The trail to the bluffs is on the left far side of the bridge.
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Forum Discussions (3 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies work-trade-stay opportunity at Obed Hostel in Tennessee local_obed_freak 0 Sep 27 2014, 11:48 PM
With Replies lost sterling rope leppy 12 Oct 13 2010, 12:06 AM
With Replies Fixed gear in poor condition johnr9q 2 Oct 06 2009, 2:12 PM