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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.
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.
5 Total Routes
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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+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 69'
The Juvenile 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 70'
Executioner 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 60'
Featured Route For The Court House Wall
The Juvenile 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Court House Wall
The premier 5.12a in Spearfish Canyon! If you have burned through your share of 5.11's and are wondering if you have what it takes to run with the big dogs of the big house then get your punk ass over to the Court House Wall and get on this tasty mono-festive bad boy that will either set you off or shut you down! A hard start followed by more hard climbing involving laybacks, underclings, crack technique and hidden holds will have you realizing that crime doesn't pay, but a lot of time over the ...[more] Browse More Classics in SD