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The Playground

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Darys' Crack T,TR 
Emerald Epitaph S 
High Flyer TR 
No Wimp Situation S,TR 
Playing Hookie S 
Problem Child S,TR 
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory S 
Pulling the Flake T 
Silmarillion S 
Tag aka Push Start S 

The Playground Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

This is a sport climbing wall with many moderate lines in the 10-11 range with a 12b and 13a also. These are short lines (average 4-5 bolts), but they have steep and generally sequential techical climbing.

Getting There 

From the visitor center at the South entrance, take the Inner Canyon Trail to the creek bottom. Head up the hill to the NE when you before you get to the power line. The Playground is about 150 yards East of the Juggernaut area.

Climbing Season

For the Castlewood Canyon SP area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Playground

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Playground:
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For The Playground
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben near the crux of Playing Hookie

Playing Hookie 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Denver South : ... : The Playground
This has another bouldery start to the 1st clip. Past the third bolt is the crux, a move to the left past a bulge. Then reach high to a horizontal break. A kneebar is possible below this bulge....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By ROC
From: Englewood, CO
Oct 15, 2003
One of the best sites in CWC for short challenging sport routes. Very accessable from the trail. Great on sunny fall/winter days. Not too busy usually.