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The Goliath Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Getting There 

Park at the base of Erie near the store. There is a white gate blocking an old road at the trailhead for trail 48. this is the traditional way to most of the lower climbing on Erie. A short way up the trail that follows the fence on the right and you will see a faint trail on the left. Follow it up and under the power lines and you will see the boulder in the trees beyond the clearing.


Possibly the best boulder this side of Gold Bar. there are several easy problems and at least two VERY hard lines to be had. The original guide book left the hardest face out completely.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Erie area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Goliath Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Goliath Boulder:
Donkey Punch   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
Giant Slayer   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For The Goliath Boulder
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The Gates of Ekron V5 6C  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : The Goliath Boulder
Start under the right side of the overhanging uphill face of the Goliath Boulder. Go straight up using slots, side pulls and gastons from a squat. A tricky and dynamic move to bad holds around the lip guards the transition from the overhang to the slab above, or maybe you can find a better way). Surmount the slopey bulge using small crimps and side pulls and work up the small vertical side pulls on the slab to the top. An overlooked and hidden but obvious hold brought the send. Really really fu...[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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