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Metro-Atlanta Area  


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Description 

At first glance most climbers would assume there is little to no climbing in the Metro-Atlanta Area. Upon a closer inspection one will be pleasantly surprised to find bold leads, easy toprope set ups, and great bouldering. Two issues that have slowed development of the climbing in Atlanta are access and logistics. Areas like Stone Mnt, Panola Mnt (in the works), and Kennesaw Mnt. are still off limits, but hopefully will be opened up in the future. Other areas in the lush woods that pepper the urban sprawl have yet to be fully explored. Most of the established climbing takes place along the Chattahoochee River and the boulder fields south of the city which Boat Rock is part of.

Getting There 

There are three interstates that cut through Atlanta, I-85, I-75, I-20 and a by pass that encircles the city, I-285.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.3 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Metro-Atlanta Area:
Rumors Right   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Allenbrook
Afterburner   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 45'   Allenbrook
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Featured Route For Metro-Atlanta Area
The Zipper roof crack

Zipper 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : The Zipper
Climb up easy broken 5th class to the back of the roof and crack. Climb the roof crack via layback and jams. The feet are under you for the first couple of 5.10 moves then its time to wrench your feet into the roof. Finish through a v notch at the lip of the roof. The crack goes from thin hands to rattly hands to desperate fingers....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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