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Goat Hill

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Short, Stubby, A Little To The Left T 

Goat Hill Rock Climbing 

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A couple of tall towers and a large west facing dome mark the top of the hill. One formation has been climbed to date but others may have passed this way before...

Getting There 

Take Toms Thumb Trail to junction with East End Trail. Walk up to wall east of junction on broad grassy ridge that winds up between rocks; aim between the tower on left and wall on right.

Climbing Season

For the McDowell Mountains area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Joe G and Brian B point out the route

Mad Hatter 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  Arizona : Central Arizona : ... : Goat Hill
Three pitches of varied climbing get you to the top of this formation easily spied from the TT trai and EE trail junction. The first pitch is the crux but the others have their moments too. Avoid crumbly footholds by jamming into right crack; roof above is crux (well protected) then another wide spot at the finish tops it off. Pitch 2 starts wide and a #6 friend protected the start but Brian ran it out in the squeeze above. Last pitch wanders left on a traverse to an awkward mant...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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