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Work and Play Area

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Black Key 
Child Play Dyno 
Child's Play 
Cut Out The Craze 
Dead To The World 
Face Right of Crack 
Flash Fried Dyno 
Fragments For Friends 
Grill, The 
Guiding Light A.K.A Round Up 
Hot off the Grill Dyno 
In An Order That Would Surprise You 
Inward Particle 
Key Note 
Lukes... A.K.A. Loyalty To Skill, The 
Piano, The 
Right of Guiding Light 
Strike The Cord 
Suggestions For Use 
Suited To Sense 
Take It To Work 
Troll Cave, The 
Troll Pull, The 
Troll Rockover 
Troll Throw, The 
Wise Crack 
Work It 

Work and Play Area  

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This area is located just north of the Sisters trail switchbacks on the east side of the hill, just below the sisters. There is a good selection of fun problems in this area including 'Child's Play'. This area actually gets some good shade throughout the day and is a worthwhile outing.

Getting There 

Take the Sister's trail from the east parking lot for about 1/2 mile until it starts to switchback up the hill south of the Three Sisters. Halfway up the hill, cut north to the east side of the Three Sisters and it is on the hill just below the formation.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

33 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Work and Play Area:
Able-Bodied   V0 4     Boulder, 10'   
Wise Crack   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 10'   
Work It   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
Eco-Boost   V1-2 5     Boulder, 11'   
Troll Rockover   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   
The Troll Pull   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Inward Particle   V2 5+     Boulder, 9'   
Cut Out The Craze   V2 5+     Boulder, 8'   
The Troll Throw   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
In An Order That Would Surprise You   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 14'   
The Troll Cave   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Hot off the Grill Dyno   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Child Play Dyno   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 10'   
Guiding Light A.K.A Round Up   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 15'   
Child's Play   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   
The Piano   V8 7B     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For Work and Play Area
The Troll Cave.

The Troll Cave V3 6A  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Work and Play Area
Start on the low jug on the right of the wall. Work your way through awesome roof moves on good holds until the holds run out. Top out using a knob and a side pull rail. Either downclimb the easy terrain next to the tree, or walk off (about 150 feet) to the right. For full value, don't use any holds above the lip. This involves a large, nearly horizontal dyno to a sharp jug. This variation bumps the grade up a couple on the V scale. You have to try this!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Luke Childers
May 21, 2009
Hey Darth,
I did this problem around the fall of 2000. It's a great line. It's really a one move wonder but worth the effort. I think I made the F.A. on this one, but it's hard to say. It was very dirty for sure. By the way - it was called Child's Play because my last name is Childers. Get it.... My friend Jim gave the line that name after our ascent of it. I felt it was more like V6? But after more cleaning and more travel who's to say. Thanks.

Luke Childers
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