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Routes in Goat Rock

BaaaD To The Bone S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bad, Bad Goat S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Capra Diem S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Clan Of The Goatmen S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Empire of the Goats S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Eric The Goat S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Goat Arete S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Goats in the Hood S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Goats on the Fringe S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
High Flying Goats S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
No Goats, No Glory S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Olympic Free Style Goat Toss S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Ram T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sacrificial Goat S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Satyr S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Solitary Goat S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Supergoat S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport
FA: Mark Tarrant, Richard Wright, 2002
Page Views: 365 total · 2/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Jun 21, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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The middle of three routes punching up through the upper sector headwall of Goat Rock, Sacrificial Goat picks a very clean line through an equally tricky, and steep, headwall. No more beta. Mark sussed out an improbable sequence with terrific kinesthetic movement. Expect moderate climbing to a hand jam rest followed by continuous 5.12 climbing to the anchors. The blood you see will be my own.


Eleven draws and a rope.


Richard M. Wright
Lakewood, CO
Richard M. Wright   Lakewood, CO
Ran this again with Pat on the weekend of 8/17 - 8/18. Overall this ticks in as quite a nice line, but starting the headwall may have a very reachy solution. Beta targets a left hand gaston that can be reached from good feet if one is at least six feet tall. A shorter person will need some major lock off power in order to hike the right foot and get a hand on the gaston. A wide open right hand could ease the move to the gaston, but again, its a wicked power problem unless you are over six feet tall. Even after snagging the gaston, its still 5.12 to finish. Despite the reachy crux, the route still has a very cool sequence. Aug 20, 2002

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