|Type:||Sport, 1 pitch, 80'|
|Original:||YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]|
|Submitted By:||Tom Bath on Oct 26, 2009|
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From: Leavenworth, WA
Aug 8, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
|Some moves are more technical and holds smaller than what I would consider 5.7, the rating the book suggests. Beginner climbers may have problems with this, but still a fun climb for the area. Also, the anchor does not have chains so you cannot rap back down after climbing the upper faces of Playground... bummer!|
By max huecksteadt
From: Boise ID
Sep 1, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
|Contrary to the other comment, this route is an easy 5.7 and has giant rap bolts on top, which is a short jaunt from the upper tier of climbs. I recommend belaying your second up and walking off though, as the rope drag for cleaning or even pulling after rapping is severe, that is, not worth the short climb.|
From: Chelan, WA
Sep 22, 2016
Easy 7 is around to the right. Hard 7 is straight up, avoiding the roof.
Red basalt plate is to the right, really cool to check out!
The roof is very attractive, but a nest of red hornets has set in as of the date of this post. Do not seek the treasure.