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The Court House Wall

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Absence of Faith. S 
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Court Chester S 
Electric Chair S 
Executioner  S 
Faith S 
Gavel, The S 
Jugs Judy S 
Jury Tampering aka "The Jury Box" S 
Juvenile , The S 
Legal Eagle S 
Whopgnar S 

The Court House Wall  


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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



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',6],['5.13',3],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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'   
Court Chester   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Jury Tampering aka "The Jury Box"   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   
The Juvenile    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Executioner    5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   
Absence of Faith.   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 65'   
Legal Eagle   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   
Whopgnar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   
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Featured Route For The Court House Wall
Whopgnar, 5.13a.

Whopgnar 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Court House Wall
Begin by standing on a ledge built into the hillside with logs and rocks. Enjoy the bouldery start of Legal Eagle. Pull on small pockets and crimps for three bolts and head out right to a savior pinch. Get your court in order and get yourself set up for a nice juggy rest before taking on a steep crux with tiny holds that show no mercy until you reach an even steeper roof with jugs. After you navigate this roofy obstruction of justice, be prepared to endure a short stint of hard time to the anch...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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

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