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The Orb

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The Orb  


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Submitted By: Benjamin Colter on Oct 2, 2007
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Description 

The first area to the right of the approach trail and one of the easiest areas to find. The first boulder is a huge roof with few hold and few routes. The Orb is just behind that boulder with tons of problems.

drtopo.com has a great guide book for this place

Getting There 

When the main trail makes a 90 degree turn to the left, take a right to the obvious cluster of boulders.

Climbing Season

Traffic By Month

10 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Orb:
African Death Bed   V1 5     Boulder   
Kurk the Roach   V1 5     Boulder   
Double Trouble   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 15'   
Soap on a Rope   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 12'   
The Orb   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For The Orb
In the middle of the first crux.

The Orb V8 7B  GA : Rocktown : The Orb
Start under the roof on low jugs. Then work your way out on the right side of the roof through marvelous slopers, open hand crimps and a sick toe hook.The first crux is in the middle when bumping from sloper to sloper. The real crux is the top out though....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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