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Clinton Nature Preserve
This is ride consists of most of the trails accessible from the main parking area Near Villa Rica, Georgia
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Silver Comet Side Trail
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Advanced trail with numerous challenges. Trail maintenance is minimized to provide a backwoods feel. Near Acworth, Georgia
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Metro-Atlanta Area Rock Climbing 

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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

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Weather station 7.3 miles from here

32 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Metro-Atlanta Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Metro-Atlanta Area:
Siren   V2 5+     Boulder, 25'   The Palisades
Haven   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     TR, 27'   The Palisades
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
Happy Hooker   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR, 45'   Allenbrook
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Featured Route For Metro-Atlanta Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Skeleton Key(white)

Skeleton Key V5 6C  GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Sundrop Boulder
Starting in a roof crack at the back of the cave, slot those fingers perfectly for a huge undercling/dyno to the center jug then trend right and up for a mantle finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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