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Buddha Cave area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,400'
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, 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



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',2],['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
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Warm-up Corner V0 4  Colorado : Denver South : ... : Buddha Cave area
This is a good, stretchy, warm-up problem. Start in the corner with a sit-start on a large pebble. The feet are the hardest part of the start, and shorter people may be at an disadvantage. Make a big move to an obvious hueco hold. Move left on big holds, and top out left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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