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The Playground

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L to R R to L Alpha
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 Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001
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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

For the Castlewood Canyon SP area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Playground

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Playground:
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Chinook 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CO : Denver South : ... : The Playground
This starts 20 yards right of the big flake. Begin on some boulders, and pull on big pockets up to a small ledge. Now twist up high with your left hand to another pocket. Another long reach gets you close to the top of this steep route. This is a fun sequence on good holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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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.

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