Elevation: 913 ft
GPS: 33.72, -84.562 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: outdooreric on Dec 20, 2007 with improvements by Spencer Malone and 1 other
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Description

Sharp granite bouldering. Years ago there was a TR competition but with the advent of modern crash pads, most people just boulder. Some problems can be high off the deck, but there is still plenty to do for those who don't bring an army of spotters and pads.

Most of the problems are slabs. There are, however, a few overhanging things around and a few nice crack problems as well. Supposedly, the boulders were pushed down at the head of a glacier years ago, remnants of the same rocks found throughout the hills of North Carolina.

The climbing is surrounded by a housing district. The boulders used to be twice as many, but many were blown up to make way for more development. Luckily, the Southeast Climbers Coalition (SECC) stepped in and bought the rest of the land that the rocks are on and saved what remains. Please stay on established trails and don't climb on private property.

Getting There

From Atlanta, drive west on I-20 to Fulton Industrial Blvd. exit. Go south on this road for 4 miles then take a left on Barkers Ferry Road (near the Post Office). This will run into Boat Rock Rd; take a left at the tee and drive about 1.5 miles to a small parking lot in the trees on the right. Boulders are on the south side of the road. Parking is limited and is located at the climbers information kiosk. Approach time is 30 seconds to the Easy Crack area and 5 minutes to the Yellow Arete area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Boat Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0- 4-
 109
Easy Crack
Boulder
V1 5
 84
Easy Crack Traverse
Boulder
V2 5+
 38
Blues Crack
Boulder
V3- 6A
 64
Waves in Motion
Boulder
V3 6A
 73
Lost Digits
Boulder
V3 6A
 52
Sourwood Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 23
Mantle Problem in the Sky
Boulder
V3 6A
 42
Spiderman Direct
Boulder
V4 6B
 56
Yellow Wall Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 35
Fire Woman
Boulder
V4 6B
 19
Keeper of the Boat
Boulder
V5 6C
 17
The Surgeon
Boulder
V5 6C
 24
Paint Can Arete
Boulder
V6 7A
 5
Dishes Left
Boulder
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b V3+ 6A+
 28
Beam Me Up Scotty
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Easy Crack Easy Crack Area > Easy Crack Area
 109
V0- 4- Boulder
Easy Crack Traverse Easy Crack Area > Easy Crack Area
 84
V1 5 Boulder
Blues Crack Glove Area
 38
V2 5+ Boulder
Waves in Motion Easy Crack Area > Waves in Motion Area
 64
V3- 6A Boulder
Lost Digits Paint Can/Lost… > Lost Digits Area
 73
V3 6A Boulder
Sourwood Arete Easy Crack Area > Sourwood Area
 52
V3 6A Boulder
Mantle Problem in the Sky Paint Can/Lost… > Firewoman Area
 23
V3 6A Boulder
Spiderman Direct Spider Man Area
 42
V3 6A Boulder
Yellow Wall Arete Yellow Wall Area
 56
V4 6B Boulder
Fire Woman Paint Can/Lost… > Firewoman Area
 35
V4 6B Boulder
Keeper of the Boat Easy Crack Area > Keeper of the Boat Area
 19
V4 6B Boulder
The Surgeon Easy Crack Area > Heartbreaker Area
 17
V5 6C Boulder
Paint Can Arete Paint Can/Lost… > Paint Can Area
 24
V5 6C Boulder
Dishes Left Paint Can/Lost… > Dishes Area
 5
V6 7A Boulder
Beam Me Up Scotty Beam Me Up Scot… > Beam Me Up Scotty Area
 28
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b V3+ 6A+ Boulder
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