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Hogpen Gap Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.7272, -83.8423 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mark Cushman on Dec 11, 2010
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North Georgia roadcut that consistently forms ice in colder temperatures. This area faces northeast, zero approach and about an hour an a half from Atlanta makes this area easy to get out to for a quick weekend session.

Getting There 

Near the midpoint of Richard P. Russell Scenic Highway (Highway 348) near Helen, GA. Easiest to get directions from Google, the phrase "Hogpen Gap, GA" will result in a fairly accurate marker.

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Weather station 6.9 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: TR Solo at Hogpen Gap

Tallest Ice Flow WI3+  GA : Hogpen Gap
Tallest line at Hogpen, fairly vertical and seems like it has the best water source along this roadcut....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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By serock
Dec 31, 2010
This page threatens acess, please take it down.
By dan k.
Dec 31, 2010
wow! This is @$! This act completely jeapordizes over 30+ years of access. One accident from overcrowding and it's goin to be a goat show with the DOT. Please respect the people you will be climbing around in the community by removing this page. You may not understand our culture, but don't stomp on us like this Mr. Mark Cushman!
By JohnWesely
From: Red River Gorge
Jan 9, 2011
Hogpen information is already all over the internet. How is this any different?
By dan k.
Jan 11, 2011
Hi John,
Just because it's been done before doesn't make it the right thing to do. Think of those implications. "Oh don't worry it's not a big deal people do that all the time" Where is the respect to this area anyway? The "Tallest ice flow " actually has a name as do other lines there, a little research on the area would lend that information.It could then be posted with courtesy to the rich climbing history that this place deserves. If it is to be placed for all to see. Just check out for your real ice porn and seice info. Or buy a copy of Michael Crowders "Southern Fried Ice". Everything you'll ever need.
By RedPoynte
From: On the road...
Feb 28, 2011
"" climbing history that this place deserves.""

I LOL'd! It's a road-cut dude...40' tall at that.
By dan k.
Mar 4, 2011
Mr. Elite writes " I LOL'd (little girl text abreviations) it's a road cut dude.. 40 feet tall at that"

You forgot the BTW! I Laughed out loud at you! dude!

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