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Rocktown

GA North, USA

Climbs 500 – Rocktype Sandstone (soft) – Altitude 583m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
World-class sandstone bouldering area. Enormous, no decent guidebook, but old Dr. Topo printouts may be circulating. Problems of all grades and sorts, slab, overhangs, roofs, pockets, slopers etc. Perfect hyper compact sandstone.

The best season is late fall-early spring.

There is wonderful free camping if you follow Rocky Lane a few seconds past the Left turn for Rocktown proper, and turn Right into Sawmill Camp. The climbers generally camp at the first field on the left after entering, but if you turn into the trees to the right (follow a track) there is a wonderful secluded campsite. DO NOT CAMP AT ROCKTOWN ITSELF OR IN THE PARKING LOT THIS WILL JEPORDIZE ACCESS FOR ALL. There is no potable water or toliets at the camp, but there is a lake a few seconds down the road from the campsight if you wanted to filter/boil. Gathering down wood for fires is OK, but check for postings.

Closure for hunting season, check with Georgia Dept. of Wildlife Managment.

Nearby Lost wall has some gear routes, and many of the larger pinnacles in Rocktown proper have masive TR/Ab anchors on top

Be nice to locals, they are often curious as to what the large mats are for and are often just trying to be friendly when asking what you are doing.

There is free internet at the Lafayette Public Library, but you must become a Library member (which is free)

Uncle Jeds is the nearest place to buy supplies, but driving up and down the mountain is a pain, so stock up before you go up.

Email me for old Dr Topo guide if needed

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Right El BanoV3 *2
2The Yoga MoveV3 **1
3Various warmup problems, Hueco SimulatorV1 *2
4The Comet, Standard WayV3 ***2
5Unnamed, Croc BoulderV3 *2
6Various warmup problems, The OrbV1 *2
7The ScoopV3 ***1
8The OrbV8 *** 
9Gritstone AreteV2 **1
10Big MammaV3 **1
11Croc Bloc LeftV3 ***1
12Comet AreteV1 1
13The CometV6  
14Jolly JumperV2  
15Anti-ScoopV3 1
16Mr. McSweenV7  
17Chocktow SundialV8  
18Dead EndV4  
19Full CircleV4  
20The HobbitV5  
21Up the HillV2  
22Mr. StiffyV5  
23Triple EyesV1 1
24SinusV3  
25Pulling TubesV6  
26Pythagorean TheoremV5  
27The Tooth ProblemV6  
28PaprazziV8  
29Police BrutalityV4  
30Drug Test PolicyV6  
31The Police SchoolV2  
32Triple SlapsV3 1
33Easy DugoutV2 1
34Splash BackV6  
35Tunnel VisionV6  
36Dugout TraverseV10  
37The StandardV3  
38Standard's VariationV5  
39Standard's TraverseV5  
 Climb nameGradex
40The HelicopterV6  
41SaltV5  
42PepperV5  
43SugerV7  
44SpiceV5  
45The CoronerV3  
46LeatherbackV4  
47Croc BlocV5  
48Touching CottonV4  
49SlaperV6  
50Skin GraphV6  
51Lab RatsV6  
52Soap on a RoapV4  
53Grand Theft AutoV7  
54Kurk the RoachV1  
55African Death BedV1  
56Double TroubleV4  
57The ImpalerV5 *** 
58PicassoV6  
59Burst of JoyV9  
60Toilet SeatV1  
61TurbulenceV6  
62The WombV10  
63Digital ScalesV9  
64Island of the Beautiful WomenV3  
65The VaginaV8  
66SpeculumV9  
67Torque InvertorV3  
68Pasty Faced WierdoV4  
69Turkish ResinV6  
70The LockerV2  
71Campus Punks SlabsV6  
72Nitrous OxideV9  
73CasuallyV1  
74Sherman RoofV7  
75Nose CandyV6  
76Brown HoleV8  
77Sherman Roof TraverseV9  
Access notes
From LaFayette Georgia:

Follow signs for Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Managment Area

1. Turn onto 193 North (West Main Street) at the intersection of 193 and 337 (S. Chattanooga Street)

2. Turn right on Chamberlain Road, Uncle Jeds, the service station on the right, is the last place to buy supplies

3. Turn right on Rocky Lane and switch back up the mountain

4. Turn right at the top

5. Rocktown will be the first proper left turn and will be signed

6. Drive to the end of the road, park, follow the obvious trail. The Orb area is the first area reached on the right. Continue to follow the main trail beneath several chossy towers and an obvious hard roof on the left (Sherman Roof) to the warm up area Hueco Simulator. Explore from there.

Camping

Same to #4

5. stay straight and follow signs to Sawmill Camp

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