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Buddha Cave area

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Butt Crystal 
Phillip's Problem 
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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: Working the start of Phillip's Problem.

Phillip's Problem V5 6C  Colorado : Denver South : ... : Buddha Cave area
This is a great problem located within the Buddha Cave area of Castlewood Canyon. This problem is located just to the right of Sometimes Wet. Sit down start on a large, sloping cobble and crimp. The only way I could get off the ground on this was with a crossed hands start. Throw up to the large incut cobble just right of the start, now hit the lip. Classic! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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