Video Features

The Dukes Men of Yale Performance!

This is the impromptu performance from THE DUKES MEN OF YALE! Thanks for the performance and climbing with us! #DUKESMENOFYALE
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Dixie Cragger's Atlas Outdoor Alabama

The Boulder Fields

At the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains, in the rolling hills of Birmingham, lies one of the Southeast’s premier bouldering areas. The Boulder Fields were discovered in the 1960’s by local climbers looking for a place to hone their skills for the mountains, as evidenced by the buttonhead bolts found on many rocks in…
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Sandrock

Sandrock is located about 20 miles northeast of Gadsden, Alabama, near the town of Leesburg. From Atlanta, travel north on I-75, to exit #125. Turn left and follow highway 20/411 toward Rome, Georgia. On the outskirts of Rome, veer left, staying on 411, following signs toward Cedartown. After a few miles, turn right on 411/53…
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Palisades Park

From Birmingham, take the Tallapoosa Street exit, (Highway 79 North/West), through Pinson, to Oneonta. Turn left on Highway 231 North, then proceed uphill. Bear right and look for Palisades Park on the right after about four miles. Climbers coming from the north, should take I-59 South to exit #166 (Highway 231 West) to Oneonta.
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Dixie Cragger's Atlas Outdoor Georgia

Yonah Mountain

Mount Yonah lies just off State Route 75, between Cleveland and Helen, Georgia. From Cleveland, follow S.R 75 north toward Helen for 3.9 miles. At this point, the prominent Main Face should be visible on the right. Look for a gravel road just past Yonah Campground on the right. Turn onto this road and then…
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Tallulah Gorge

Tallulah Gorge is located off of U.S. 441, just south of Clayton, Georgia. From Atlanta, take I-85 North, to I-985, which turns into U.S 441 and leads straight to the community of Tallulah Falls, at the head of the Gorge. After crossing over the bridge/dam, look for signs for the Tallulah Gorge State Park Interpretive…
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Rocktown

Are you ready to trade your cumbersome harness and heavy pack full of ropes and gear, for a crash pad, shoes and a chalk bag? If so, Rocktown is the place to do it! Located on top of Pigeon Mountain, Rocktown is a curious collection of boulders and rock formations spread over several acres, and…
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Dixie Cragger's Atlas Outdoor Georgia-Metro Atlanta

The Palisades

These river cliffs lie on the east bank of the Chattahoochee River, just below Powers Ferry Landing. To get there from I-285 East, exit off Powers Ferry Road and turn right. Turn right again onto Powers Ferry Road/Akers Mill Road, which parrallels the interstate. Just before the river, turn left into the office complex behind…
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The Zipper

The Zipper is located in the Chattahoochee River National Park, off of I-285, north of Atlanta. Essentially a large, tilted boulder split by perfect handcrack, the Zipper is a popular place to practice the art of clean aid climbing. First climbed on aid by Dempsey Medford and Rick Hauert in 1979, the route was originally…
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Little Kennesaw Mountain

The boulders on top of Little Kennesaw Mountain offer a few good problems, with a short, pleasant approach. From I-75 North, exit off on the North 120 Loop. Turn left, crossing over Cobb Parkway (Highway 41). Continue over Church Street, to the old town square in Marietta, Georgia. Turn right on Whitlock Avenue, (across from…
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Dixie Cragger's Atlas Outdoor Tennessee

Cherokee Bluff

To get there, take 129 South (Alcoa Highway) out of Knoxville toward the airport. After passing the Marine Reserve Center, turn right onto Mont Lake. Take the first right onto Craghead and follow it up the hill to a fork. Bear left and park in a cul-de-sac. Follow the obvious path to the ledge that…
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Buzzard Point

There is an alternate access to Buzzard that has been used for many years. It is much more convenient, but crosses private land, and recently, this access has been unreliable (ie: closed almost entirely). To give it a try, follow Highway 30 West out of Dayton for about four miles. At the top of the…
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Black Mountain

Black Mountain lies west of Knoxville, off of I-40, near the towns of Crossville and Rockwood. From I-40, get off at the Crab Orchard exit, turn south, and proceed for approximately .3 miles. Turn right and the road quickly turns to gravel. Follow it for 1.5 miles to a three-way intersection. Turn left onto a…
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Print Features

Men’s Book Atlanta

Men’s Book Atlanta published a nice mention of Atlanta Rocks! in their “Now in Atlanta” Section. Altitude Adjustment, Five ways to get above it all here.
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Simply Buckhead Article

Simply Buckhead Article    
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