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Routes in Mt. Goode

Jonny B. Goode T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
No Goode T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
North Buttress T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
North Buttress Variation. T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
South East Slope T 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Mod. Snow
West Ridge of Mt Goode T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
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Description

This stunning peak overlooks the south fork of the Bishop Creek drainage. The beautiful North Buttress will immediately catch a climber's eye, and a 2nd-class route up the South-East slope provides access for non-climbers as well as an easy descent route. The routes on this peak can easily be done car-to-car in a day.

Getting There

Start at the South Lake trailhead and hike toward Bishop Pass. Follow the trail to Bishop Lake (~ 3.5 mi), then look for use trails up the South-East slope for the 2nd class route. To access the East Buttress, follow the trail to the inlet of Long Lake, cross the creek to the north, follow the north drainage to Margaret Lake, then scramble across talus to the base of the route.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mt. Goode

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 4
West Ridge of Mt Goode
Trad, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
North Buttress
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Ridge of Mt Goode
 4
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
North Buttress
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
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Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
Adam, I'm not familiar with Moraine Lake - do you mean Margaret Lake? Which is situated about 0.4 miles SW of the inlet to Long Lake. Mar 22, 2006
You're correct... my mistake. Now corrected.
Mar 27, 2006
Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
Lots of nice campsites southwest of Long Lake towards Margaret Lake, away from the Bishop Pass crowds. Also in a good heavy snow year the cornice on the east ridge of Goode gets to be huge. Jul 2, 2014

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