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The Judge 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Josh Gross, Sam Lightner, Jason Keith, Chrissy
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 3,760
Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Nov 3, 2006

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Clayton stretching out past some mighty thin gear,...

RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>


Start on Run Like Hell and take the obvious splitter above the corner. As the crack tapers down move to the arete and face climb.


Splitter crack left of Run Like Hell and Wish You Were Here. Its labelled as #3 on The Schoolmaster photo.


Friends from 3.5 down to 00 Metolious. The smaller the cams, the higher you are able to protect! Take 1 quickdraw, as well.

Photos of The Judge Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Such a good climb.
Such a good climb.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown climber, 11/26/09
Unknown climber, 11/26/09
Rock Climbing Photo: Scott onsighting "The Judge"
Scott onsighting "The Judge"

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By Josh Janes
General Admin
Nov 6, 2006

Kudos to the FA team for discovering this sweet line!
By chris Kalous
Oct 23, 2007

Wow. Good route, y'all. Way to go pushing the anchors as high as you could. The bolt is just right, it makes it fun instead of scary and I am all for that these days.
By Jay 1975
From: Bonedale,CO
Nov 10, 2008

sick one! totally enjoying the "new wave" lines at the creek.
By claytown
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 25, 2009

Lots of fun. Great addition to The Wall!!! The double zero c3 held two falls for me.
By Scott Bennett
Nov 29, 2009
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Very enjoyable for a route with about 30' of "business". With all the rests, small gear, and tricky face climbing, it feels more like climbing in Eldo than the Creek. Thanks for putting this one up!
By Kevin Kent
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Feb 25, 2014

This route is awesome and from what I can tell is basically the poor man's Air Swedin.
By Aaron Livingston
From: Moab, UT
Nov 13, 2015
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

That bolt is in the PERFECT spot. Just high enough to be exciting, but, not so high above gear that you're shitting yourself.
By dirtbag
From: Bellingham, WA
Apr 28, 2017

The protection bolt and one anchor bolt were a bit wobbly. If I was qualified to replace them, I would. Any ideas how to proceed?
By Sam Lightner, Jr.
From: Lander, WY
May 10, 2017

Get a 9/16 wrench and tighten the bolt until it is firm. Not cranked, but about 20 lbs of force. Everyone should cary a wrench for this. They will untighten over time.

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