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The Playground

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Black Slide S 
Chinook S 
Darys' Crack T,TR 
Emerald Epitaph S 
High Flyer TR 
No Wimp Situation S,TR 
Playing Hookie S 
Problem Child S,TR 
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory S 
Pulling the Flake T 
Silmarillion S 
Tag aka Push Start S 

The Playground 


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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

This is a sport climbing wall with many moderate lines in the 10-11 range with a 12b and 13a also. These are short lines (average 4-5 bolts), but they have steep and generally sequential techical climbing.


Getting There 

From the visitor center at the South entrance, take the Inner Canyon Trail to the creek bottom. Head up the hill to the NE when you before you get to the power line. The Playground is about 150 yards East of the Juggernaut area.


Climbing Season


12 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Dan Mottinger in good balance on the thin moves of Emerald Epitaph.

Emerald Epitaph 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Denver South : ... : The Playground
Start a few feet left of the big flake. Boulder up to the ledge, then make thin, sequential moves past a hairline S-crack. Finish on some jugs....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By ROC
From: Englewood, CO
Oct 15, 2003

One of the best sites in CWC for short challenging sport routes. Very accessable from the trail. Great on sunny fall/winter days. Not too busy usually.