Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down
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The right most route of four new lines left of Satyr is Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down. It dodges two huge, ugly flakes by moving left up a clean, solid, face and finishes in a shady corner. The start is fingery but not overly difficult. A committing clip arises below the final bulge, but his can be made off of a terrific hold left of the bolt; just look around. Like everything else in the Alpine setting, climb carefully on this route.
Eleven draws and a 60 meter rope.
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Paavo Thabit midway up Goat Goes Up. The route dia...
Kenny Parker traversing the distinctive gray and w...
|Comments on Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down
|By Joshua Lewis|
Sep 3, 2002
Excellent line up bomber rock. Fun, fluid moves turn pumpy and steep, but the bolts stay close enough to avoid any ugly fall potential.
|By Rich Kelly|
Jul 16, 2007
Fun route! This is #7 in the Beta photo.
From: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jul 17, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Aha! We did this route today after hiking uphill to check out Ra. I thought it was about a 10d as well. Such a variety of cool moves on this one. This rock is very similar to Clear Creek. Some of it is still granite, but other rock has clearly been metamorphosed. Good stuff.