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Horse Pens 40 


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Description 

A great Bouldering spot/ one of the best in perhaps the world!! Fall and winter are the best times to visit HP40, and has three bouldering competition's a year/- Chandler Mountain Challenge, HP40 Rocks, Triple Crown Bouldering series!! The rock is sand rock and is some of the best sloper's in bouldering!! Say thank you to the Schultz family for saving this pristine area for pebble wrestlers to enjoy.
PLEASE CHECK IN WITH THE CAMP STORE AND SIGN A WAIVER AND PAY YER FEE. IF YOU TRY TO SNEAK IN, YOU WILL GET CAUGHT AND PROBABLY ASK TO LEAVE.

A new guidebook, HORSE PENS 40 Bouldering by Adam Henry, has recently been published. This guide lists topos and descriptions for all HP40 boulder problems.
This book is a must have for bouldering in the south!! Got mine, get yours!


Getting There 

From Chattanooga Tn. go Interstate 24 west to interstate 59 South and follow to hwy 231 and follow sign's to Horse Pen's 40. From Atlanta Ga. take interstate 20 to interstate 59 towards Attalla/Gadsden and get off at hwy 231 north and follow sign's to hp40!


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Horse Pens 40:
Night Fever   V1+ 5     Boulder   Deck Area/Front Slabs
The Stranger   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Spirit Area
Copa Cabana   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Ten Pins Area
Bumboy   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   Supa Coola Area/ Millipede ...
Grooverider   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 10'   Turtle Rock/ Natural Boulde...
Earth Wind & Fire   V4 6B     Boulder   Deck Area/Front Slabs
Slush Puppy   V4 6B     Boulder   Turtle Rock Area/ Slabolici...
Swirls   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   Kiss boulders
The Beach   V4 6B     Boulder   Ten Pins Area
Centerpede   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   Supa Coola Area/ Millipede ...
Lowdown   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   Mulletino Boulder.
Mortal Combat   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 20'   Mortal Combat Area/ Mortal ...
Boogey Wonderland   V5 6C     Boulder   Deck Area/Front Slabs
Millipede   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   Supa Coola Area/ Millipede ...
Hammerhead   V5 6C     Boulder   Deck Area/Front Slabs
Popeye   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Ten Pins Area
Inspect Her Gadget   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   The Wash
Moon Arete   V6+ 7A     Boulder   The Middle/ Flow Area
Chattanooga Plow   V7 7A+     Boulder   Deck Area/Front Slabs
Mulletino   V7 7A+     Boulder   Mulletino Boulder.
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Linda W. working across the slopers.

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Bum Boy.
Bum Boy.
Schultz Family
Schultz Family
Rare Plant that is found only at Chandler Mountain
Rare Plant that is found only at Chandler Mountain
Man with Slow Hand
Man with Slow Hand
Brad Killough Aug. 2000
BETA PHOTO: Brad Killough Aug. 2000
Calvin Landrus climbing w/ Brad Killough spotting him. CMC 08
Calvin Landrus climbing w/ Brad Killough spotting ...
Crisfix V4
Crisfix V4
Mushroom Rock
Mushroom Rock
Granddaughter Kianna West going for the mantle with grandma spotting at Triple Crown.
Granddaughter Kianna West going for the mantle wit...
Shady Bluegrass and Pa-Paw Schultz provding some great sounds at Sloperfest 09
Shady Bluegrass and Pa-Paw Schultz provding some g...
HP40 Logo
HP40 Logo
View from the lookout point.
View from the lookout point.
Upcoming bouldering competition Feb. 6th
BETA PHOTO: Upcoming bouldering competition Feb. 6th
Phyllis and Kianna working at the SRCFC tent @ sloperfest.
Phyllis and Kianna working at the SRCFC tent @ slo...
Up coming Benefit.
BETA PHOTO: Up coming Benefit.
Pretty. Looking accross to the top of Millipede boulder.
Pretty. Looking accross to the top of Millipede bo...
 Mike Schultz <br />
Mike Schultz
Merlins hat.
Merlins hat.
CMC Boogey Wonderland
BETA PHOTO: CMC Boogey Wonderland
Lookout point
Lookout point
Elephant Rock
Elephant Rock
Some of the nice but unusual rock formations at HP40.
Some of the nice but unusual rock formations at HP...
Lisa Cecchini Horse Pens 40 Photo by Jarred Cleerdin
Lisa Cecchini Horse Pens 40 Photo by Jarred Cleerd...
Granddaughter Kianna bouldering without shoes, LIL' Monkey!
Granddaughter Kianna bouldering without shoes, LIL...
Cherrylaurel
Cherrylaurel
One of the locals. Adole American Chamilion.
One of the locals. Adole American Chamilion.
Corridor behind the stage.
Corridor behind the stage.
Mountainlaurel
Mountainlaurel
Store from lookout deck.
BETA PHOTO: Store from lookout deck.
Horse Pens 40! L/R Mushroom rock.... Stone Fort..... Horse Pens.
Horse Pens 40! L/R Mushroom rock.... Stone Fort......
Mrs Gina Schultz, behind the counter doing her thing.
Mrs Gina Schultz, behind the counter doing her thi...
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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
Administrator
From: Alabama
Nov 15, 2011

This page is being redone, so if you see a problem that doesn't have a picture put it on here.

By Rick Carpenter
From: Banner Elk, NC
Dec 1, 2011

Camping allowed?

By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
Administrator
From: Alabama
Dec 1, 2011

Yes, check in at the camp store.

By Grady Jackson
From: Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Jan 31, 2012

By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
Administrator
From: Alabama
Feb 2, 2012

Great job.

By jmat
Feb 27, 2013

Does anybody know the name of this problem? and climber? I think her name is Angie. It was taken about 7 years ago at Bouldergrass. I was wanting to use this picture for something, and I don't have contact info to get permission to use her image.

unknown photo and climber
unknown photo and climber

By Ryan McCorvey
Mar 18, 2013

The problem looks like The Stranger. Don't know the climber though