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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 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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, 80 ft
FA: Wright, Tarrant, 2004 FFA Mark Tarrant
Page Views: 72 total · 1/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Jul 24, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Goat Arete is a wild pitch. Start off the second tier on a vertical and tricky face to gain the huge overhanging arete. Follow the arete and left face to the very tip of the arete. The rock is sharp in places but not at all unpleasant. Big moves on a very steep arete will leave you 30 feet out from the wall when you rap off. Goat Arete was originally freed several years ago when Mark and I were trading leads. While there may be no real 5.12 move on it, the cumulative pump and accelerating heart rate may yield 5.12 climbing overall. My preference is to stay left as you approach the anchor since this facilitates clipping and can be done from a good stance. However, it is possible to move right at the end and step back left to clip. Goat Arete climbs an impressive overhang with lots of jugs to work with. Seemed cool to me.

Location

Off the second tier, under the big overhang.

Protection

A dozen draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.

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