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Goatland Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.59033, -111.64526 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Sep 12, 2007
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  • Description 

    Also south facing, this East Hellgate wall is packed with routes at the base of the cliff which has been landscaped to accomodate a trail and belayers. Even belay bolts have been thoughtfully installed for some of these routes. The 5.9-5.11 sport climber just loves this wall. It will keep you grinning for hours. These routes have developed the reputation for having occasionally soft or forgiving ratings, great protection, and awesome pocket pulling aesthetics....characteristics that make them very popular for the SLC crowd who just want to get out of the heat or get out of the gym and have some fun!

    Also, a 70m rope is frequently necessary on some of these modern lines. The Martinez classic SWARM OF BEERS (5.10d) is actually two pitches, but can be led in one with 22 draws!
    The limestone is the same as found on the rest of the Hellgate Cliffs, only Martinez has spent countless hours cleaning it to perfection. It is very popular. Still some loose rock has inevitably escaped Gregorio's attention, so please climb with caution.

    As with all Hellgate areas, Always Wear Your Helmet.

    Getting There 

    Just down canyon from the Microwave station, hike up the good zigzags to the base of Far East Hellgate. Continue west, first passing Melting Mud Wall, Goat Gully Wall, Goatland Wall, and finally arriving at the Clamshell.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 0.9 miles from here

    11 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',7],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Goatland Wall

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Goatland Wall:
    Highway to Hell   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Hot Pockets   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
    Fire Water   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
    Winking Owl   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
    Sworm of Beers   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 135'   
    Turbo Sphincter   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
    Shock & Awe   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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    By benjaminleaton
    From: Sandy, UT
    Jul 11, 2013
    The descriptions of the areas and routes in the entire East Hellgate section on this site are majorly lacking proper descriptions. I could barely use the info here to help me find my way around on the first visit up the the Goatland Wall. I really enjoyed the climbing up there. I wouldn't mind adding area and route descriptions if I had the ability to edit these route pages.
    By Jason Shumaker
    From: Salt Lake City, Utah
    Jun 2, 2014
    Went back to this area on Sunday. Good fun!

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