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Bought this crack on Whalley 
Death Warrant, The 
Doin' It Up 
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James and the Giant Peach 
Maybe Not 
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Judges Cave Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.3708, -72.9702 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: T Roper on Feb 18, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: the main climbs, many other variations exist.


Nice place to go hit once or twice a year. Good landings, solid rock and plenty of variations besides the regulars.

Getting There 

In the winter you have to walk up the road that heads to the summit of West Rock Park. When the road splits up top, head to the right. About 15 minutes from the car. In the warmer months you can drive right to it.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Fantastic Four V2 5+  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Judges Cave
Sitting start with a high right heel (small lip for left foot underneath), to a left handed gaston. Crux is reaching high with the right hand to gain the send.Here is some footage of an ascent of the route......[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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By Conor Clarke
Sep 27, 2013
I climbed the face to the right of "Maybe Not" today. I'm curious -- has anyone climbed this before? It felt about V4 (though hard to tell, could be a 3 or a 5) and has thin moves high off the deck. I've tentatively added this as "The Death Warrant" (which fits the history of this area and the danger of the climb), though I'd be curious to know if someone has done it already! I didn't use the right arete (which felt about V1 by itself), just the face.

If no one has done it, I encourage CT climbers to check it out -- it's a beautiful and scary line.


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