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April 2019 Trip

This Saturday, weather permitting, the Atlanta Climbing Club is planning on heading to Crowder’s Mountain located in Western North Carolina. In fact, it’s not too far from South Carolina. The rock is of a quartzite similar to the rock found … Continue reading

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April 2019 Meeting

Join us this Thursday, April 4, 7:00pm at the Concourse Athletic Club for our monthly meeting. This month our speaker will be EMT and climber Bryan Swan. He’ll be discussing safety and first aid in the climbing setting: a topic … Continue reading

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March 2019 Trip – take 2

Looks like the weather has decided to cooperate. This Saturday, March 16, we’re heading to Denny Cove, a  mainly sport climbing destination (although there are a few trad routes) in a new area of South Cumberland State Park. Please note … Continue reading

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March Trip Postponed

Unfortunately it looks like this weekend is a washout as far as climbing is concerned. We are postponing our trip to Denny Cove. The trip is tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, March 16. Hopefully the rain will give us a break … Continue reading

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March 2019 Trip

This Saturday, March 9, weather-permitting the Atlanta Climbing Club is heading to Denny Cove, a  mainly sport climbing destination (although there are a few trad routes) in a new area of South Cumberland State Park. Please note that the vast … Continue reading

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March 2019 Meeting

Join us next Thursday, March 7, 7:00pm at the Concourse Athletic Club for the March meeting of the Atlanta Climbing Club. We’ll be discussing our upcoming trip to Denny Cove in Tennessee. For entertainment, we’ll be watching the films of … Continue reading

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February 2019 Trip

This Saturday, weather permitting, the Atlanta Climbing Club is planning on heading to Big Rock Mountain near Pickens South Carolina. Big Rock has a large variety of bouldering and rope climbing. The area is reminiscent of a little Joshua Tree … Continue reading

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Feburary Meeting

Join us next Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Concourse Athletic Club for our February meeting. Our speaker will be long-time Southern climber and notorious first ascensionist, Shannon Stegg. But he won’t be talking about rock climbing. Instead he’ll be talking … Continue reading

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January 2019 Trip to Sand Rock

Join us this Saturday, Jan. 5 for our first trip of the New Year. We will be climbing at Cherokee Rock Village near the town of Sand Rock, AL. Known colloquially by climbers as just “Sand Rock”, the park offers … Continue reading

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January 2019 Meeting

Join us this Thursday, January 3rd at the Concourse Athletic Club for our monthly meeting. Our speakers will be Tim Lacny and Chuck Parks, discussing their experiences at the 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell climbing competition in Arkansas. Social time … Continue reading

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