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Routes in The Playground Area

5.7 Crack T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
5.8 Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4-
American Gypsy TR 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Cameron's Traverse T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Control Tower TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Control tower arete TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Death Vomit T V3-4 6A+
South of Ecuador TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Stealth Bomber TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Syncopation V4 6B
Vision, The TR 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
control tower east face TR 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

The Area

This is the area that is south and downhill from the Painted Boulders and Uncertainty Principle Area. In this area the Sickle Crack Boulder is found.
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Getting There

Approach as for the Uncertainty Principle Area, and look left enjoying a view of the ocean.

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ron amick
poway, ca
ron amick   poway, ca
The sickle crack really isnt in the playground, its on a boulder off by itself, downhill from american gypsy. The playground is all of the boulders on the flat ground around painted boulder, and on the downslope to the south. It is bounded by the vomitorium on the east, ricks ramp to the south, the road to the north and painted boulder to the west. If Fallen gypsy and sickle crack feel left out they can be in the playground too.

A new trail network on the south slope of the playground has opened up much new route potential. Oct 1, 2011

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