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Goofy Spire  


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Location: 39.9497, -105.296 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Goofy Spire was first published in Ament and Erickson's 1972 guidebook to climbing around Boulder: "5.10." Goofy Spire is also listed in Ament and McCarty's 1976 and 1985 editions of "High Over Boulder."

Getting There 

Goofy Spire is 0.4 miles west of Boulder, up CO Highway 119. It sits not too high above the highway, across Boulder Creek from the Fourth Elephant Buttress. After leaving town, the prominent, left-facing dihedral on Goofy's narrow east face is the first obvious route in Boulder Canyon.

L->R: 

Goofy Spire

A. Unnamed, 7, 1p, gear.
B. East Face, 7, 1p, gear.
C. North Face, 7-8, 1p, gear.

Goofy Wall
D. Goofy, 8 PG-13, 1p, 90', gear.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.3 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Goofy Spire:
East Face   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Goofy Spire
Goofy is the right route.  North Face is the left ...

Goofy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  CO : Boulder Canyon : Goofy Spire
This is a little route with a bit of variety that is on the shady wall to the right of the Goofy Spire. It may have been climbed previously. If so, I can update the name & first ascent information.Start up the obvious, right-facing dihedral/chimney. At times, you can move right onto the face. There are loose blocks in the chimney that seemed too risky to launch given the biking/walking trail and road below. Above the top of the chimney, you can place a yellow Alien and downclimb a bit to wal...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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