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Goat Rock
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Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: RWright & ABS, 2002
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jul 28, 2002

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Description 

The right most route of four new lines left of Satyr is Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down. It dodges two huge, ugly flakes by moving left up a clean, solid, face and finishes in a shady corner. The start is fingery but not overly difficult. A committing clip arises below the final bulge, but his can be made off of a terrific hold left of the bolt; just look around. Like everything else in the Alpine setting, climb carefully on this route.

Protection 

Eleven draws and a 60 meter rope.


Photos of Goat Goes Up, Must Come Down Slideshow Add Photo
Paavo Thabit midway up Goat Goes Up. The route diagonals right across a gray and white slab to where Paavo is, then diagonal left up steeper rock into the corner and up to the top.
Paavo Thabit midway up Goat Goes Up. The route dia...
Kenny Parker traversing the distinctive gray and white slab.
Kenny Parker traversing the distinctive gray and w...

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By Joshua Lewis
Sep 3, 2002

Excellent line up bomber rock. Fun, fluid moves turn pumpy and steep, but the bolts stay close enough to avoid any ugly fall potential.
By Rich Kelly
Jul 16, 2007

Fun route! This is #7 in the Beta photo.
By Stich
From: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jul 17, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Aha! We did this route today after hiking uphill to check out Ra. I thought it was about a 10d as well. Such a variety of cool moves on this one. This rock is very similar to Clear Creek. Some of it is still granite, but other rock has clearly been metamorphosed. Good stuff.