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Shaking Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.8671, -83.1181 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JohnWesely on Apr 3, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: old topo from SEC


What this lackluster boulder field loses in size and quality, it makes up for with its proximity to Athens. However, there are a handful of decent, sometimes even excellent problems here, so if you are in the area, you might as well give it a shot.

Getting There 

From Athens, take Lexington Road/78 south east for about twenty minutes until you arrive at the Lexington city limit sign. The turn for shaking rock comes shortly after this and is marked by a tombstone with shaking rock carved into it.

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Weather station 0.1 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Shaking Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Sit is probably a grade harder

Equator V7 7A+  Georgia : Shaking Rock : Shaking Rock Block
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Photos of Shaking Rock Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the Urban Legend
View of the Urban Legend
Rock Climbing Photo: Anyone know any of the problems on here
BETA PHOTO: Anyone know any of the problems on here
Rock Climbing Photo: shaking rock block
BETA PHOTO: shaking rock block
Rock Climbing Photo: Fun traverse
BETA PHOTO: Fun traverse
Rock Climbing Photo: balance boulder
BETA PHOTO: balance boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: At the entrance
BETA PHOTO: At the entrance
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking from the parking lot.
BETA PHOTO: Looking from the parking lot.
Rock Climbing Photo: Turn here to get to the park.
BETA PHOTO: Turn here to get to the park.

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By Travis Dustin
From: Hollis, NH
Jan 28, 2013
Anyone have more beta on this area? I did some climbing out there and would like to know the routes I sent.
By Brad Caldwell
From: Deep in the Jocassee Gorges
Feb 3, 2013
I'm sure you've seen this already, but just in case you haven't, has a relatively well built out page for Shaking Rock...

I haven't personally visited the area, because its out of my way to get down towards Athens just to boulder, when I could drive the same distance and get to much better pebbles. But I still hope to get down there within the next year or so and would really appreciate an easier to understand topo/route descriptions/grades before I head down there.

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