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Shaking Rock

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About Shaking Rock:

Open daily year round, free. Shaking rock used to actually shake, but now it is immobile. Come and try just over 100 problems from V0 to V10. There is an emphasis on mantling. Most of the landings are good. The season runs from October to April. Stays wet for a couple of days after rain. Most of the 100+ problems are unnamed. I (Dirko) am a regular local, and I feel that it is necessary to name all the problems for the purposes of documentation. So I am making a lot of them up. If you know different names for these problems, feel free to edit.
Nearest town or city: Lexington
Directions: From Athens, drive east on Hwy. 78 for approx. 15 miles. After passing Oglethorpe High School you will see a leftward bend in the road immediately follow and abandoned gas station on the right. You will see a carved stone sign reading "Shaking Rock" on the right. Turn right. Straight thru the stop sign, and you are there.
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Camping: None
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Quantity of Climbs: Day

Forum Discussions (6 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Climbing Friday April 8th ThomasG 0 Apr 06 2011, 2:20 PM
No Replies Shaking rock tomorrow (3/11/2011)? HEvans 0 Mar 11 2011, 2:13 AM
With Replies Name this problem Lighterknot 2 Dec 12 2009, 9:11 PM
With Replies Looking for shaking rock comp topo? subantz 8 Mar 17 2009, 3:28 AM
No Replies Anybody want to meet up? localabido 0 Jun 05 2008, 6:27 AM
With Replies Hard to find Shaking Rock!! GA wanlessrm 3 May 29 2008, 3:10 PM