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The Playground

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About The Playground:

Description: These routes are located at the right end of Kraft Crags (the large, pinkish mountain on the north side of Calico Basin). The routes face south, toward Las Vegas. The routes are on three tiers (lower, middle, & upper) and are just southwest and uphill of the Monkey Bars Boulder (the last large boulder before you enter the canyon behind Kraft Crags).

Approach: As you enter the Calico Basin area, follow the road as it turns to dirt around to the right. Make your first left, then follow it as it turns right again. Take this up a short way to a pull out on your left. Park here and head up the dirt road and across a drainage. From here, you'll hit a trail heading east. Take this east toward Las Vegas. After a bit, it will start to curve around to the left. The Monkey Bars Boulder will be in front of you, and the Playground will be on your left at the base of Kraft Mountain.


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Rock Type: Sandstone
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Show Burro (PG) 5.10d 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Lick It 5.11c 0
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Figurine 5.10a 0
4 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Repo Man (PG13) 5.11a 0
5 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Messie Nessie 5.11d 1
6 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Dirty Little Girl 5.10d 0
7 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Gold-Plated Garlic Press 5.11d 0
8 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Electric Orange Peeler 5.10c 1
9 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Practice Crack 5.9 0
10 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Powder Puff 5.10c 0
11 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Headmaster Ritual 5.11c 0
12 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Climb and Punishment 5.12b 0
13 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Country Bumpkin 5.11a 0
14 Average Rating = 0.00/5 City Slickers (*) 5.11a 0