The Playground - Rock Climb near Shelley, Idaho
1297-1333 Wolverine Rd, Shelley, ID 83274, USA,Shelley,Idaho
43.262856627153376, -112.0444556325674
9.1 miles SE of Shelley, Idaho
Address: 1297-1333 Wolverine Rd, Shelley, ID 83274, USA
GPS: 43°15'46.3"N 112°2'40.0"W
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State: Idaho

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The Playground is a fun, moderate to hard place to sport rock climb. You can find approximately nine routes (popular ones include: Tied to the Whipping Post, Cure for the Hangover, Anchored to the Sky) on this basalt type rock, ranging from 70 - 80 feet in height.  The prime time to climb would be the warmer months from April - September. The Playground is located outside of Idaho Falls, east of the small town of Firth. 

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Shelley, Idaho

  1. Head east on Center St/Taylor Rd toward N Spud Alley
    Continue to follow Taylor Rd
    (1.5 mi)
  2. Turn right onto Stoddard Rd (1.0 mi)
  3. Turn left onto E 1200 N/1200 North Rd (0.6 mi)
  4. Turn right onto N 1100 E/Mountain View Rd (6.4 mi)
  5. Turn left onto Wolverine Rd (2.0 mi)
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East from Firth about 10 miles on Wolverine canyon road. If you pass the Rattlesnake transfer sign, you've gone about a half mile too far. (you're at Crank Cave) Either take the descent trail to the west (near the large pipeline) or rappel from bolt anchors at the top of the wall. Courtesy of mountainproject.com

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The playground climbing area courtesy of Jared Nigg The playground climbing area courtesy of Jared Nigg↗

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