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Child Free Zone (aka Parkway Crags)

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
5.8 Crack T 
Big Loose Goose? S 
Child Abuse T 
Cool Thing S 
Fergus Traverse 
Hairball T 
Mohare Eclaire S 
Monkey Puzzle S 
Mousetrap T 
Mystified Monkey T 
Off Guard S 
Parental Abuse S 
Power and Lies S 
Power and Lies Trad Variation T 
Puzzled Monkey S 
Rafiki S 
Rodent, The S 
Scream Amy T 
Skin Deep S 
Unknown S 
Unknown Crack T 
Unknown Q S 
Unknown Rib S 
Uomama bin Rotten TR 

Child Free Zone (aka Parkway Crags) Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.76855, -105.21396 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

This crag is located on the far right fringe of North Table Mountain. It is marked by an two-tiered cliff band and only sports about [18] climbs: [7] on the lower band and the remainder on the upper band. The climbs are generally short, stiff climbs 5.10 and higher.

Getting There 

Approach the Child Free Zone by climbing the trail from the parking lot and turning right at the base of the crag (the trail dead ends at This Ain't Naturita, Pilgrim). Follow the trail along the base of the wall past the arete that contains Thelma and Louise, past the gully, and around the corner. The trail eventually dead ends at the right side of the wall. The first route on this wall is Big Loose Goose (5.10a/b).

L->R: 

Upper Level:

A. Unknown Q, 10-, 1p, bolts.
B. Big Loose Goose?, 10-, 1p, bolts.
C. Unknown Rib, 10+, 1p, 30', bolts.
D. The Rodent, 10-, 1p, 45', bolt & gear.
E. Mousetrap, 7+, 1p, 60'?, gear.
F. 5.8 Crack, 8, 1p, 50', gear.
G. Unnamed crack, 7, 1p, 45', gear.
H? Child Abuse, 10-, 1p, bolts.
I? Parental Abuse, 11, 1p, bolts.

J. Mohare Eclaire, 11, 1p, 60', bolts.
K. Mohair Edge, 12, 1p, bolts.

Lower Level:

A. Hairball, 10- X, 1p, no gear.
B. Mystified Monkey, 6, 1p, 40', gear.
C. Puzzled Monkey, 11-, 1p, bolts.
D. Monkey Puzzle, 12, 1p, bolts, pin.
E. Carolina Direct
F. Rafiki, 12+, 1p, 45', bolts.
G. Scream Amy, 10-, 1p, gear or TR.
HI. Power and Lies Trad Variation, 8, 1p, 40', gear & bolt.
I. Power & Lies, 9 or 10+, 1p, bolts.
J. Off Guard, 10-, 1p, 60', bolts.
K. Cool Thing, 11-, 1p, 60', bolts.

L. Unknown TR, 7, 1p, 35', TR.
M. Unknown, 7 or 9+, 1p, 35', bolts.

N. Skin Deep, 10-, 1p, bolts.
O. Uomama bin Rotten, 10, 1p, 105', TR, location?

O. Crumbly tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',10],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Child Free Zone (aka Parkway Crags)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Child Free Zone (aka Parkway Crags):
Hairball   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a X     Trad, 1 pitch   
Off Guard   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Rodent   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Puzzled Monkey   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Parental Abuse   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Mohare Eclaire   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Monkey Puzzle   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Rafiki   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: ABS closing down the Puzzled Monkey.
ABS closing down the Puzzled Monkey.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
May 23, 2011
L>R on the upper tier it should read:
The Rodent
Mousetrap
5.8 crack.
By GabeO
From: New Haven, CT
Mar 5, 2012
Does anyone know if the OW between Power And Lies and Rafiki has a name? I just did it, and it's fun!

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