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The Court House Wall

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Absence of Faith. S 
Badgering the Witness a.k.a. "The Drilled Sergeant" S 
Bailiff, The S 
Court Chester S 
Electric Chair S 
Executioner  S 
Faith S 
Gavel, The S 
Hard Time S 
Jugs Judy S 
Jury Tampering aka "The Jury Box" S 
Justice Served S 
Juvenile , The S 
Legal Eagle S 
Stiff Sentence S 
Temporary Insanity S 
Whopgnar S 
Witness Protection S 

The Court House Wall Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Greg Parker on Sep 23, 2011
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Description 

The Court House Wall is the premiere wall at Shadowlands and is one of the best areas in the whole Canyon. The climbing is both powerful and technical, all on beautiful stone. Two of the canyon's hardest routes, Faith and The Gavel, reside here.

Getting There 

After accessing the traverse trail, go left for approximately 3 minutes. Take the left fork down the hill prior to the old mine tunnel and the wall will come into view.

Climbing Season

For the Shadowlands area.

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',5],['5.12',7],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Court House Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Court House Wall:
Badgering the Witness a.k.a. "The Drilled Sergeant"   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 69'   
The Juvenile    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Legal Eagle   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   
Executioner    5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   
Absence of Faith.   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 65'   
Whopgnar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   
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Featured Route For The Court House Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Drop and give me twenty!

Badgering the Witness a.k.a. "The Drilled Sergeant" 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  South Dakota : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Court House Wall
Some of us have a great respect and affinity for this route because it was our first send at the 5.11 grade, and like any good sergeant, it made us work for it. Some climbers might wish to avoid this route due to what might be called an error in judgement that I won't comment on or judge anyone for. Say what you will, I love this route and make a point to get on it whenever I can. It climbs like a thuggy, overhung pegboard with magical two finger pockets that get you pumped into a state of eupho...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

Photos of The Court House Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris hirsch The real fa photos
Chris hirsch The real fa photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris Hirsch on the send, it was fun to watch. Can...
Chris Hirsch on the send, it was fun to watch. Can...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up canyon from the left hand most side of ...
Looking up canyon from the left hand most side of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: A slightly different veiw of the left hand most si...
A slightly different veiw of the left hand most si...
Rock Climbing Photo: This blonde butress is located on the left hand mo...
This blonde butress is located on the left hand mo...
Rock Climbing Photo: The right hand most side of The Court House Wall. ...
The right hand most side of The Court House Wall. ...

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