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L to R R to L Alpha
Flying Circus T,TR 
Grunt Groove T,TR 
Let There Be Jugs TR 
None Shall Pass TR 
Penal Servitude TR 
Rusty Python TR 
Scoop, The TR 
Six Pack TR 
Slot, The T,TR 
Stegosaurus! (Full Stem Ahead) T,TR 
Surfin' On Heroin TR 
Throne, The T,TR 
V-Chimney, The T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:

The Playground Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This area lies further along the dirt road on top of the embankment perhaps 200 yards from Wampatuck Rd. Head NE along one of the faint trails. It lies in the midst of relatively dense forest and can be hard to spot. On the right side of the crag is a distinctive feature called the Elementary School Roof. This crag seems quite short.

L->R:

Flying Circus
A? None Shall Pass, 8, 1p, 30', TR.
B? And Now for Something Completely Different, 10.
C. Flying Circus, 9+, 1p, 20', TR.

Rusty Python
D. Surfin' On Heroin, 11+, 1p, 30', TR.
E. Rusty Python, 9, 1p, 35', TR.

F. Piton Face, A2+?
GF. Penal Servitude, 10 nice photo
H. The V-Chimney, 4, 1p, 35', gear or TR.
I. The Throne, 6 or 7 PG-13, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
J. Let There Be Jugs, 6 or 7, 1p, 40', TR.
K. Grunt Groove, 6 or 7, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
L. The Scoop, 8, 1p, 40', TR.
M. The Slot, 3, 1p, 30', gear or TR.
N. Six Pack, 7+, 1p, 40', TR. Nice photo. or bottom left photo
O. Sit On It, 4.
P. Dirty Chimney, 1.
Q or R. The Exorcist, 6.
Q or R. The Dropout, 9+.
S. First Grade, 8.
T. Detention, 9.
U. Mossy Corner Direct, 7.
V. Mossy Corner, 6.
W. Elementary School, was 10, now 11, with variations.
X. A Bird In The Hand, 9+.
Y. Day Care, 6

Getting There 

To get here, drive I-3/SE Expressway to exit 8, go to Wampatuck Rd, towards Chickatawbut Rd. Park on the N side of the road past Bunker Hill Quarry. Walk back E and find a dirt road on top of an embankment covering a pipeline. Faint trails break off to the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.4 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',5],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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:
Flying Circus   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
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