Court Day, need help finding

Placing a cam? Slotting a nut? Slinging a tree?
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Court Day, need help finding

Post by Dyercurt » Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:09 am

So my wife and I went out to courthouse rock yesterday to do the classic climbs out there. Classic more in the sense of historical. Able to do everything except Court Day. Thought I had found it, but no instead ended up down climbing 70 feet when there was no reasonable way to get to the top. So what I thought was the route was located to the left of the Southeast prowl at the end of what would be considered the south wall. There was a crack, tree, and roof there as described in the book. But once I got to the roof there was no easy way to navigate around or over, plus poor protection. Any information would be helpful.

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Re: Court Day, need help finding

Post by Ascentionist » Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:43 pm

Stand under the expansive south face of Courthouse. It's the most identifiable face.

Walk left until you can scramble up to the ledge where the Bolt Route is. You should be able to find that with a little patience; it starts off a boulder, the bolts are where the wall turns from overhanging to rounded slab. From the Bolt Route work your way on around to the left until you're on a high ledge on the north face of the rock (you may or may not have to scramble higher than the ledge below the Bolt Route). I think (it's been a looong time) it's the only thing that looks appealing on the north face.

From the top of the 4th class scramble the top of Court Day is to the right and only a few yards around the top rim of the rock. But I don't remember it being easily top roped. In fact, there may not be much of anything to belay off of anymore.
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Re: Court Day, need help finding

Post by LK Day » Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:35 pm

Sorry brother. I don't remember squat about this one. Must be a truly forgettable line.

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Re: Court Day, need help finding

Post by Dyercurt » Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:00 pm

Thanks ascentionist, that should help next I am out there.

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