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The Play's the Thing 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: Christine Gal on Jan 12, 2009

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The Play's The Thing. Very easy climb, good for fi...

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Upper tier, far left


3 bolts

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Rock Climbing Photo: Easy Peasy on the Hamlet wall
Easy Peasy on the Hamlet wall
Rock Climbing Photo: My first lead climb. Indeed great for a newbie lea...
My first lead climb. Indeed great for a newbie lea...

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By Aeon Jones
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 7, 2009

Good route for first time leaders. two chains for anchors. after well protected slabby cimbing.
By Jared Harvey
Jan 10, 2014

Great for teaching rappelling or how to clean a route due to the large ledge and the ability to walk up to the anchor.
By Tochele
From: Highlands Ranch, CO
Mar 13, 2015

Short, easy, fun. A great confidence boost for new leaders.
By Peter Theobald
Apr 10, 2015

I can't imagine a more perfect route to bring the whole family for top-roping. I'm the only belayer and I could walk up to the anchors. Everyone got to rappel, and everyone got to climb on top-rope, even the little ones. The climb is so easy I could probably scramble straight up it so don't expect anything for experienced climbers.

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