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Courthouse Rock is one of the most recognizable geologic features in the RRG. Standing at the end of Auxier Ridge, this monolith inspires a person to find a path up it's vertical flanks to stand on it's summit.

Getting There 

Take the Auxier Ridge Trail to it's terminus at the base of the rock. You'll see Courthouse long before you reach it.

Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Courthouse Rock:
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Courthouse Rock from Auxier Ridge. The Standard Ro...

Standard Route 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  KY : Red River Gorge : Courthouse Rock
Climb the wide, exposed right angling crack/gully up the east face. Can easily be soloed and downclimbed, though a rope will make a newbie feel much more comfortable. Can be used to set up top ropes on other routes....[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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