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The Playground: Area 1

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Anticipation Boulder 
Chalked Hold Boulder 
Folded Rock 
Pearl a.k.a. The Whale boulder, The 
Split Rock 
Sunkist Boulder 

The Playground: Area 1 Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.73608, -74.18376 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Davidholland on Jul 7, 2017


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The playground boulders are split up into three areas. Area 1 is composed of Folded Rock, Background boulder, Anticipation boulder, Sunkist boulder, Split boulder, and Chalked Hold Boulder.

Getting There 

Hike out of the overlook parking lot. On the south west side of the parking lot there is a trail that drops down steep at first and then levels off. Hike south along an obvious trail. After two and a half minutes you will find a trail that drops into a clearing. The clearing is the gateway for the entire playground area.

Climbing Season

For the The Gunks area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Zack on the Pearl

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