Stone Mountain Climber's Log

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GlennD - Mar 6, 2022 7:07 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2022

Stone Mountain  Sucess!

Quick stop on the way to Brasstown Bald. A whole mess of people were going to the top. That, the $20 you had to pay for parking, and the Confederate theme of the park made it a very unfulfilling experience in nature.

T. White

T. White - Oct 11, 2021 7:54 am Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2021

Fantastic fall views!  Sucess!

Despite the constant stream of summit-goers and due to the lack of haze, it was surprisingly easy to lose oneself in the infinite vistas. Brand-new experience for this Westerner! I only wish that the park's existence was devoted to a less cloudy purpose.


runbyu1 - Jan 14, 2021 11:12 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2019

Run up with Leni and then blasted down in under 4 1/2 minutes  Sucess!

Ran up, bombed down, then ran all the way around. That was an intense 4 1/2 minutes coming down---so fun! We'll see how long that record stands.
Really impressed with the variety—-the mountain, all the water, bridges, flowy single track, fountains, the giant carving, etc.


cascadescrambler - Sep 6, 2019 3:25 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 1961

Morning hike  Sucess!

Hiked up while on a family vacation


Jow - Sep 1, 2019 7:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 1981

Visited  Sucess!

Never heard of but dodging hurricane found myself in area. Family took tram to top. Quite dramatic monolith like Georgia’s Uluru. Agreed the prices are insane and the confederate carving a true blight. But it’s quite the surprise so close to urban metropolis


danegarreau - Jun 25, 2017 2:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2017

Lived in ATL my whole life  Sucess!

6/8/2017 --- Stone Mountain: Georgia --- 1683’
Bree and I made a quick trek up Stone Mountain today. The best thing about it was…..this was the first time summiting this mountain for the both of us!!!! I really can’t believe that neither of us have done it until now. Oh well, better late than never.
o 1.23 miles each way
o Begin at 1025’ and summit at 1686’
o 600’ of elevation gain


mattdalman - Apr 10, 2017 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2017

Stone Mountain  Sucess!

Despite the crowds, this is still a fun little hike. We did this in the evening and saw a beautiful sunset go down past the Atlanta skyline.

David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Jun 30, 2016 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2016

Stone Mountain  Sucess!

This was a lot of fun! Pretty unique giant stone mountain in Georgia. The views were really nice.


lotr4000 - Sep 24, 2014 11:37 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2014

Stone Mountain  Sucess!

Picked a beautiful day to climb to the summit of Stone Mountain.
We're just starting out with our summit-collecting, so this was a great first challenge. :)

Corona - Feb 12, 2014 8:38 pm

Great Stone  Sucess!

Terrible everything else


John - May 13, 2013 9:38 pm Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2013

Crowded but nice  Sucess!

Short hike to the top made somewhat more interesting by carrying two laptops up in my backpack. Great views of Atlanta if somewhat hazy. The hidden treasure of Stone Mountain Park are the rivers and associated hiking trails on the drive in which I also visited. Some of those secluded hikes are well worth the trip and remind you of what the South was like before cars, roads and buildings.


WyomingSummits - Feb 16, 2013 9:43 am

City scrambling  Sucess!

Nice little granite scramble.


JLuthanen - Jul 4, 2012 9:12 am Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2005

Spring Break 2005  Sucess!

Hahah didn't know this would be listed on here ... my college T&F team took our spring break spring this year to Atlanta, and this was one of our side activities. Scenic, fun


desainme - May 15, 2012 9:09 am Date Climbed: May 14, 2012

Cool day  Sucess!

cable car to the top was surprised to see the Atlanta skyline to be divided between Atlanta to the south and Buckhead farther north.


lalpinist - Nov 12, 2011 12:22 am Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2011

Boys  Sucess!

First summit with my two boys!

NickyP - Nov 4, 2011 6:23 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2011

Nice views  Sucess!

Great place to hang around for an afternnon in Atlanta.


Lodewijk - Oct 19, 2010 11:54 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 1991

Long time ago  Sucess!

Hiked up back in '91 with my parents. One of my first ''mountains'' :-)


NJTripper - Mar 6, 2010 11:34 pm Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2006

1st time up...  Sucess!

1st 'summit' after retuning to the outdoors after a very long time.. interesting rock...


GC - Mar 4, 2010 8:36 pm

Nice Hike!  Sucess!

Used to hike it every year when visting ATL.

mountainluver - Jul 6, 2009 12:31 pm

Re: Multiple ascents

(Kevin said) >> "The best time to go is on the 4th of July"

As of 2009, the summit trail is closed at 8 PM, and the mountain swept by rangers. I drove an hour from Acworth with my wife and son to sit atop the summit and see all the firework displays in the Atlanta area only to discover that such an activity will no longer be possible. It seems that every year the adventureous amoungst us are shut out in the name of "safety". Soon, we'll need permits to leave the house...

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