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Playground Rock Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Joel Bier on May 12, 2004
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35° | 17°
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36° | 22°
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40° | 19°
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30° | 11°
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28° | 11°
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29° | 13°
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Description 

At least two solid lines on this boulder, with dozens of eliminates. The rock is solid and not as sharp as some of the other rock in the area. Good warm-up area.

Getting There 

Playground rock is the approximately 10 foot tall overhanging boulder due north of the playground. Park in the lot right by the playground and walk north (away from the lake) across the road and its 20 yards north of the road. It's south face is overhanging with one large rail from right to left and a series of ledges/pockets on the upper left.

Climbing Season

For the South Platte area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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