5 A1

Adjacent Routes
<< Englevinger < Forsida  |  Highway to Heaven > Meyer/Wiik ruta >>

(The Vegetarian) The centre of the front side of The Goat has a prominent overgrown groove. It is seldom (if ever) climbed.<br/>1) N5/A1, 40m. From the base of the corner, climb out right on aid to a groove, then diagonally back left into the main corner. Go up this before moving out right and up to a stance.<br/>2) N4/A1, 35m. Climb the main groove, then move out right on aid past a small roof. Step left again into the corner, and climb up a slab on the right to a stance.<br/>3) N5-, 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.<br/>4) N5+, 50m. Scramble up to the right-hand end of Sofen. Finish up the 'West Wall Finish' of Forsida.
FA. The story goes that two Scottish climbers made the first ascent, in extremely bad weather, in the mid 1970s. We also have a report of an ascent of the first two-thirds of the route by Peter Pearson and Martin Beecham in July 1968 but they abseiled off because of bad rock.


No comments on this route. Login to your ROCKFAX account to add your comments - Search for comments.

  • Route Grade Votings

    hard 5+ 0 of 0
    5+ 0 of 0
    easy 5+ 0 of 0
    hard 5 0 of 0
    5 0 of 0
    easy 5 0 of 0
    hard 5- 0 of 0
    5- 0 of 0
    easy 5- 0 of 0
    3 Stars 0 of 0
    2 Stars 0 of 0
    1 Star 0 of 0
    0 Stars 0 of 0
    Bag of ..... 0 of 0

    Please Login to your Rockfax account to rate this climb.