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Shared By: George Bracksieck on Aug 18, 2013
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Climb a sort of chimney, and continue up the prominent, left-facing dihedral on the narrow east face. I led Jay Mather up this in 1972. It seemed like 5.7 at the time, but that was an old-school rating. I have never heard of anyone climbing this, before or since. Until now, I'm not aware of any publication of this route's existence. I thought it was a good climb.


This is on the narrow east face of Goofy Spire.


SR, maybe up through 4 inches.


Dave Clark 5.10
Golden, CO
Dave Clark 5.10   Golden, CO
The approach to Goofy Spire is short and a bit ugly, but the crack in the right-side corner of the dihedral (just left of center in the picture) climbs quite nicely up to the little oval-shaped roof. A somewhat awkward move gets you around the right side of the roof, which may be the crux. Jun 29, 2014
Leo Paik
Westminster, Colorado
Leo Paik   Westminster, Colorado  
FWIW, I recommend belaying a pitch of climbing up to the base of this route. The approach bit is slippery and exposed. A fall here would suck. Jul 1, 2014