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Goofers Delight WI3
North End Pillars WI3-4
North End Slab WI2
Remission NEI 5+ WI5+ M5
Repentance WI5 M4-5
Thresher WI3
Unicorn, The WI4+
Type: Ice, 200 ft
FA: John Bragg, John Bouchard, Henry Barber 1978
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Shared By: lee hansche on Feb 15, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

A fun full rope length climb in a nice position on the cliff... Climb the slab passing a steeper bulge two-thirds of the way up... Then more moderate fun to the anchor...

In the early season this climb can be a bit thin at the bottom but still be in good shape at the top... If you have the skill and a steady nerve it climbs well when its like this cause the steep climbing is still protectable typically...
Once ice season is in full swing Goofers is usually fat all the way...

Location

This is the big smear of ice on the left side of the Thin Air Face...

Belay from the two bolt anchor at the base of Airation Buttress...

Rappel with 2 60m ropes from anchor or swing over in to the big flush and make it down with one...

Protection

Regular selection of screws... A few shorties might help in early season...
We left some gear up there yesterday. If anyone finds, we would be really grateful to get it back. See this post mountainproject.com/v/accid… Feb 22, 2017
Bill Kirby
Baltimore Maryland
Bill Kirby   Baltimore Maryland



Super Goofer's is climber's left of Goofer's. Climb the first half of Goofer's to a ledge. Treverse left to a tree above the big flush. Climb the pillar until you get to a tree with rings to the left. Feb 20, 2017
Where's Super Goofers? I can't find it anywhere... Should I make a page for it? Jul 16, 2016
LOVED this climb..... right on par with Standard Route for WI3 classsic, if not better.... Feb 3, 2016
Glenn Cilley
Laconia, NH
Glenn Cilley   Laconia, NH
just right of the center corner of the cliff Jan 2, 2014
Can someone add more details about the location? Or more information about the location of "Thin Air Face". I was at North end Pillar and Slab and don't recall seeing this climb. Thank you. Jan 2, 2014
AWinters   NH  
While at the pitch 4 belay on The Prow, I witnessed a red squirrel slip and take the big plunge off the top of Goofers, flipping and flopping down the ice all the way to the snow at the bottom, where it proceded to run unharmed down the slope. Feb 15, 2011
Jesse Morehouse
CO
  WI3
Jesse Morehouse   CO
  WI3
Definitely second the recommendation to do it when thin! Jun 1, 2008