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Coopers Gap  


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.6526, -84.0844 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Frailer on Nov 7, 2012
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Description 

This is a cool little bouldering area about 20 minutes out of Dahlonega along the AT. It faces south and is a great place to boulder in the winter for locals.

Getting There 

From the Dahlonega square

1.Head NE out of the square on E Main Street and take a left onto N Groove St/GA-60 BUS N
Continue to follow GA-60 BUS N
go 2.2 mi
5.Turn left onto Camp Wahsega Rd
go 8.4 mi until you arrive at Camp Merrill
6.Turn right onto Coopers Gap Rd go until it splits into three directions and park


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By clint dillard
From: Louisville, Co
Nov 8, 2012
I was wondering how long it would take for someone to post this area. Back in 1997 to 1999 by roommate and I cleaned and developed many problems in this area and along with other areas on the AT. I have a mini guide someplace that we wrote up. I'll see if I can find it. I know there were climbers on some of these boulders before us because we would find random rusted pitons on top that someone may have used as a top rope anchor but most of these problems had vines growing over them. There are some difficult problems on the roofs with a couple only seeing one ascent.
By highneed
Nov 17, 2013
Lost a Viper climbing shoe. If anyone happens to find it, send me a message.
By westry
Jun 29, 2015
new to GA so I suppose I wasn't quite ready for the overgrowth... pretty fun problems but I'm assuming I missed most of what this spot has to offer. Can anyone post a better description of the location of these problems? can anyone post photos of specific rocks/areas? thanks.
By Frailer
6 days ago
This spot doesn't offer a whole lot. Sorry, but I'm trying to delete the place from mp and it is a complicated process. There are dozens of other places just like it up in the area. It is a winter area and no matter how much is cleaned it'll grow back every year. Best few problems exit the roof up at the top of the trail.
By westry
5 days ago
why delete? clearly it's not amazing, but it's there... it's relatively fun for a quick session if you live in the area. i'm not arguing... just wondering.

Also, when you say trail, do you mean the AT? that's the only trail I was able to find. we followed it up (north from the parking) about 100 yards and then cut hard right and had to bushwhack to what i'm assuming is the main crag - i'm assuming there's a different trail that's perhaps overgrown? thanks for your reply and your suggestions. we are new to the area and I'd love to hear of any bouldering spots near DAH that are better. feel free to personal message me. thanks!
By Frailer
5 days ago
Pm sent
By westry
4 days ago
Hey Frailer... Sorry, I never got your PM... can you try again?
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