Bow Valley

The Playground (Drytooling)

From J Brent Peters

The routes at The Playground are described from left to right. It can be divided into 5 areas: Upper Cave, Playground Left, Swiss Cheese Cave, Rat’s Nest Wall, Mutt Wall, and Recess Wall.

Upper Cave: This cave is located left and above The Playground proper. There is only one route here at this time.

Just The Tip D7 This route climbs vertical terrain to the right of a large cave. FA: Michelle Kadatz, Steve Kovalenko

The Drive In

From J Brent Peters via the TABVAR Facebook Page:

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As of 17 October 2016, there are 6 routes at The Drive-In. The first route that you come to starts in up a broken wall to a left facing corner just beyond where the approach trail reaches the cliff. The routes are described from left to right:

The Alt-Left 11b A0 335m

From Marc Piché‎

The Alt-Left, EEOR 5.11b A0, 335m
Marc Piché, Steve Holeczi Aug. 15, 2016

Approach: Hike up as for True Grit, Geriatric, Econoline. Start ~15m left of a lone spruce tree at the base of the wall and ~15 m right of Econoline. The first bolt has a black hanger and is ~8m above the ground

P1- 50m,5.9: Climb up on good rock with some delicate moves to a good ledge and anchor after 30m.  Either belay here or preferably ascend another 20m (5.8) to a bolted anchor on a loose ledge.