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Buddha Cave area

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Buddha Cave area Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Dec 16, 2013
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Description 

This is a bouldering area on the East side of Castlewood Canyon. One of the classics here is Phillip's Problem, V5.

Getting There 

Follow the Lake Gulch trail from the east entrance of Castlewood Canyon. Once you cross the creek head to the right (east) for about 200 yards and look for a slab on your left hand side. There is a faint little trail heading directly up to the Buddha Cave area. The left hand turn is probably 100 yards before the trailside boulder which is a very noticeable feature.

Climbing Season

For the Bouldering problems area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Buddha Cave area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Buddha Cave area:
Butt Crystal   V3 6A     Boulder   
Phillip's Problem   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Buddha Cave area
Rock Climbing Photo: Matching on the large cobble.

Rounded Prow V3 6A  CO : Denver South : ... : Buddha Cave area
This is another nice problem located within the Buddha Cave area of Castlewood. This problem is located just to the left of Sometimes Wet.Sit down start off a good 3 finger pocket with your right and a poor "pocket" with your left. Move up on good holds to the huge cobble just a little to the left. Match here, move up to the hole and a little pocket just up and left of the hole. Top out or just jump off. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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