Elevation: 1,006 ft
GPS: 37.653, -83.715 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: sgauss on May 31, 2008
Admins: Shirtless Mike, saxfiend, DrRockso, Billy Simek

Description

The Playground is in the Sore Heel Hollow area of the PMRC. The rock is in two segments that meet in a corner. To the left of the corner the rock is overhung and pocketed. To the right of the corner the rock is more slabby. The corner itself is a trad route called Octopus Tag. All the climbs at The Playground are good, forty to sixty feet high, and primarily sport routes with two trad routes.

Getting There

Park in the Sore Heel Hollow parking lot. Follow the road opposite the parking lot north, switching back until you're above the parking lot kiosk. Take the road towards the east, past trails on the left to Volunteer Wall and Left Field until you reach the marked trail leading to The Playground.

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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.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 29
Octopus Tag
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 153
Monkey Bars
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 76
Jungle Gym
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 71
Balance Beam
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 24
Crack the Whip
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Octopus Tag
 29
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Monkey Bars
 153
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Jungle Gym
 76
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Balance Beam
 71
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Crack the Whip
 24
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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