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Elevation: 3,500 ft
GPS: 34.50104, -119.84652
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Shared By: EricT on Feb 25, 2006 · Updates
Admins: andy patterson, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description Suggest change

Short sport routes on fun rock, divided into three areas:

Little Lebowski Urban Achievers Crag has moderate routes (6-10s) facing both north and south.

The Amphitheater is a collection of hard face climbing (11-13s) in a small canyon.

Land of the Lost (10-12s) is further down hill from the Amphitheater. 

Getting There Suggest change

Drive up the 154 to West Camino Cielo. After 2 miles on West Camino Cielo, a faint trail can be seen going down through a meadow towards the ocean. The turnout is obvious. Look for a long narrow turnout and other climber cars after a sharp right turn in the road.

Once you've found the trail, head down and right for ~15 minutes. The trail is more of a tunnel through a canopy of trees and if you're tall with a backpack on, its not fun.

Eventually, the trail will end at a rock wall. Go slightly left and there will be a fallen tree which assists in scrambling over the rocks. Once you are on top of the rock wall, stop and have a look around, this is where you figure out the last bit of bushwacking. See the individual areas for the rest of the approach description.

31 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Playground

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 56
The Dude Abides
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 63
Gutterballs
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
Face Down In The Muck
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Nice Marmot
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 67
Careful, There's A Beverage Here!
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 19
Shomer Shabbas
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 85
The Jesus
Sport, TR
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+
 21
The Nihilist
Sport, TR, Boulder
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 16
Logjammin
Sport, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 18
The Chinaman
Sport, TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 10
Autobahn
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Dude Abides Little Lebowski Urban…
 56
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Gutterballs Little Lebowski Urban…
 63
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Face Down In The Muck Little Lebowski Urban…
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Nice Marmot Little Lebowski Urban…
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Careful, There's A Beverage… Little Lebowski Urban…
 67
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Shomer Shabbas Little Lebowski Urban…
 19
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
The Jesus Little Lebowski Urban…
 85
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, TR
The Nihilist Little Lebowski Urban…
 21
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+ Sport, TR, Boulder
Logjammin Little Lebowski Urban…
 16
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
The Chinaman Little Lebowski Urban…
 18
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
Autobahn Little Lebowski Urban…
 10
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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