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Skunk Budtress 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: TR: R. Hanson, '87. FFA: T Hanson & S. Sills
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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on May 20, 2001

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Description 

This is your typical Castlewood Canyon route. Pull on cobbles, incuts, and small pebbles up the arete. This arete lies on the north end of the Project X Wall, about 20 yards past where the giant boulder ceases to follow the wall.

Tip: look for the incut for your left foot above the first bolt.


Protection 

3 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. TR setup might be a bit dicey.



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By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
May 23, 2001

Whoops. Forgot to this in the last comment. There's actually 3 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor (just in case you were planning to hike all the way to Project X wall with only two draws to do this route only ;-)

By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
May 23, 2001

There is not really one distinct crux IMO on this route--it is pretty consistent throughout so take care in clipping the first bolt. Like Myke said, very typical CWC route: short, steep, pockets, cobbles, balance, fun.