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Lake Lanier Boulders

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Roche Cove Boulders, The 
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Lake Lanier Boulders  


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Description 

Lake Lanier is located about an hour North of Atlanta, GA. It is a beautiful, massive lake with 39,000 acres of water and 692 miles of shoreline. During the winter of 2008 the lake was 15-20 below "full pool" level. During this time, many rocks that were underwater since the lake was completed in 1956 were sitting on dry land, waiting for FA's.

I have seen multiple exposed crags on the Northern part of the Lake, mainly where the Chattahoochee River comes in. I have also bouldered some crags in the 20' tall range when the water level was low up North in the Little River area. As for now, the water is back up and the boulders are once again covered.

Getting There 

"The Roche Cove" can be found off of Chestnut Hill Rd., Cumming,GA.

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Weather station 4.5 miles from here

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Alex getting the Flash F.A.

The Houseboat is a' Rockin V4 6B  GA : Lake Lanier Boulders : The Roche Cove Boulders
Start on the low side of the boulder with a slopey heel hook. Work the slopey edge out to the jug on the tip and mantle the slopey lip.Direct start:Start at bottom right of overhang and crank up to ledge. Head left to jug at tip and mantle.Traverse Variation:Start on low side of boulder, work out to jug, continue to high side of lip for slightly easier mantle....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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