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A: Playground Wall -Detention Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
2 Six-Packs, 1/5 of Scotch & A Full Moon S 
Africa T,TR 
Cave City T,TR 
Detention T,S 
Dizzy S 
Fear of Flying T,TR 
High Flying Bird T 
Let's Play Doctor S 
Mike's Meander T,TR 
Seams Hard S 
Unfinished Symphony T 
Unknown Name S 

A: Playground Wall -Detention Area Rock Climbing 

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Detention at Playground, Cedar Bluff


The is the first wall you come to upon completion of the approach

Getting There 

From the parking lot at the church, hike up the old road and eventually you will reach the cliff line after about 10 minutes

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in A: Playground Wall -Detention Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for A: Playground Wall -Detention Area:
Mike's Meander   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Cave City   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Dizzy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
Africa   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Fear of Flying   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Detention   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport   
Let's Play Doctor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The fun first pitch of Dizzy.

Dizzy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Illinois : Cedar Bluff : A: Playground Wall -Detenti...
Pitch 1: Start on Unfinished Symphony but climb up and leftward towards the path of fixed gear. After the first clip climb up and leftward to anchor chains.Pitch 2: Climb above the belay and continue through the gully to a safety bolt. Continue by angling up and right, then go around the exposede arete and up to the anchor. (most common route for pitch 2)Pitch 2 Variation: "5.12a" From the belay, traverse rightward to the first bolt. From there crank through the roof and follow the arete to the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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