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Goliath's Groove Area

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Goliath's Groove Area Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 3, 2009

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One of the most famous sections of the edge and rightly so. The climbs here are stunning to climb, and stunning to look at.

The area is dominated by the prominent aretes taken by Ulysses and Archangel and the deep cleft in between them taken by Goliath's Groove.

Getting There 

Hike up from the Plantation parking and you'll hit this area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Goliath's Groove Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Goliath's Groove Area:
Goliath's Groove   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 65'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Nick reaches the good break on The Archangel.

The Archangel 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Goliath's Groove Area
This striking arete is both bold and beautiful.Starting on the left side of the arete step up and instantly feel the exposure as you look down the right hand side. Now repeat the same move for 35 feet until a final difficult move gains the break at halfway.With the break and protection reached, place gear and enjoy the remainder of a true gritstone classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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