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A good concentration of boulders and cliffs. This is the main area for bouldering and has problems from V1 to V9 at present. Both sunny and shaded problems exist
Continue south several hundred feet from The Solarium or follw the "Approach 2" direction directly into the area
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Playground:
No Sweat ArÍte V0 4 Boulder, 12'
Tombstone V3-4 6a+ Boulder, 10'
The Plague V4 6b Boulder, 8'
Thin Mint V4 6b Boulder, 15'
Dynamic or Static (D or S) V5 6c Boulder, 15'
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Tombstone V3-4 6a+ NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : The Playground
Several variations exist and vary in difficulty from V3 to V5 depending on the starting point.Start standing in the center of the west face off a righthand side pull. Climb straight up past crimps and gain the thin crack with the left hand. Finish straight up - this version is around easy V4 - sit start on the sloping jug and do the same finish makes it about V5.There is also a left version that starts on the left slab edge and traverses right at ground level into the thin crack. Follow the cra...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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