5 A1

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125m. (The Vegetarian) In the centre of the front side of the Goat is a prominent overgrown and groove - it is seldom (if ever) climbed. A brief description is included for inspired botanists.
1) 5/A1, 40m. From the base of the corner, climb out right on aid to a groove then diagonal back left into the main corner. Up this before moving out right and up to a stance.
2) 4/A1, 35m. Climb the main groove, then move out right (A1) past a small roof. Step left again into the corner, and climb up a slab on the right to a stance.<br.3) 5-, 35m. Climb a crack, then head left up a ramp to the top of the main corner. Step around another roof then traverse left, and belay above a short chimney.
4) 15m. Scramble up to the right-hand end of Sofaen. Finish up the Vestveggen-avslutning.
FA. The story goes that two Scottish climbers made the first ascent, in extremely bad weather, in the mid-1970.
In 2008 Gordon Thompson reported that Newcastle University students did a new route on face of Goat around 67-68 possibly led by J Pearson.


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