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06E - The Playground Area

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06E - The Playground Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.55518, -72.795 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Luc-514, Kris Fiore, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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One pitch lines between WI2+ and WI4, be careful as the pillars have been known to collapse.

Getting There 

Road distances: 1.3 miles from Jeffersonville closure, 1.7 miles from Stowe closure.
Approached from a snow slope just south of the high point of the road on the east side of the road.

Climbing Season

For the Smugglers Notch Ice climbing area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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The Playground WI3-4  Vermont : *Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : 06E - The Playground Area
Variety of routes that range from WI2+ up to WI4. You must lead in order to rig a TR. The large pillar on the right that forms up is probably a solid 4-4+. Note that the central gully area is sometimes skied....[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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By Daniel Moore 1
Nov 22, 2015
Anyone know of these pitches can be top roped?
By Seth Maciejowski
Nov 23, 2015
In short, no. You need to lead at minimum the grade 2+ to access the trees for top roping. Try out the workout wall for more top rope accessibility.

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