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Black Rock

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About Black Rock:

Could be climbed year-round, is in a residential area, but still accessable. Consists of two big boulders jetting out of the ground with a roof on the lower boulder. It has only been climbed by local highschool students who stumbled up on it while walking in the woods. (Someone else's commments) This area should be removed from the Database. Access requires walking through someone's yard via one of two neighborhoods. The boulders are inhabited by snakes (yes, I saw TWO of them IN the cracks of the lower boulder when I went). And if you were going to boulder there (it's got potential for maybe 5 or 6 problems), you'd need to take a crowbar and trundle some loose crap before you pull it onto your head. Just do yourself a favor and skip this area. ....In the original description, we told you that it was a residential area, so if you live in the Athens area and you aren't a hardass like this will strickland character, give it a try because it is a peaceful experience.
Nearest town or city: Watkinsville
Directions: It is located right outstide of downtown Watkinsville. Take a left onto Simonton Bridge Road and proceed for about 2.5 miles. Take a left into Great Oaks subdivision. Park in the col-de-sac and walk left to the powerlines. Follow the powerlines until a valley and take a right into the woods and the boulders are about 50 yards inside the tree line.
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Camping: None
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Quantity of Climbs: Day

Forum Discussions (1 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies New Area jrlockman 2 Jan 14 2003, 3:47 PM