Elevation: 1,008 ft
GPS: 33.752, -84.386 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Joey Wolfe on Feb 26, 2008
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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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Metro-Atlanta Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0-1 4+ X
 3
Marietta Midget
Boulder
V1-2 5
 3
Mango Jelly
Boulder
V2 5+
 4
Power Nap
Boulder
V2 5+
 14
Lock and Key
Boulder
V2 5+
 6
Pocket Knife
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 5
Skeleton Key
Boulder
V3 6A
 5
Lemon Pepper Wet
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
 4
Marietta Maiden
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
Urban Bum
Boulder
V8 7B
 4
Spotlight (Midway)
Boulder
V8-9 7B+ R
 3
The Motherland (Open Project)
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 33
The Groove
TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13
 3
Slab and Dab
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Rumors Right
TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Happy Hooker
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Marietta Midget Palisades > Mangler Area
 3
V0-1 4+ X Boulder
Mango Jelly Palisades > Oblique Boulder
 3
V1-2 5 Boulder
Power Nap Island Ford > Sandman
 4
V2 5+ Boulder
Lock and Key Island Ford > Sundrop Boulder
 14
V2 5+ Boulder
Pocket Knife Palisades > Mangler Area
 6
V2 5+ Boulder
Skeleton Key Island Ford > Sundrop Boulder
 5
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Lemon Pepper Wet Island Ford > Sundrop Boulder
 5
V3 6A Boulder
Marietta Maiden Palisades > Mangler Area
 4
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Urban Bum Island Ford > Urban Bum
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Spotlight (Midway) Palisades > Ray's on the Rocks Area
 4
V8 7B Boulder
The Motherland (Open Project) Palisades > Soviet Cave Area
 3
V8-9 7B+ R Boulder
The Groove Allenbrook
 33
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Slab and Dab Palisades - West
 3
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13 TR
Rumors Right Allenbrook
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Happy Hooker Allenbrook
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR
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