Goat Ridge

Goat Ridge near Squamish, BC


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
40 kms
21hours
extreme
Snowshoeing, Hiking, Back Country Skiing, Mountain Biking
Spring, Winter, Fall, Summer
Squamish, BC
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This is a backcountry hiking/mountaineering trek which takes the goat ridge and connects with Copilot and on to Skypilot. It is not for the unexperienced or nervous. The trail takes the Petgill lake trail off hwy.99 east of Murrin park and follows the ridge all the way with spectacular views and interesting scrambling.

Directions:

Walk on the east side of hwy.99 for about 100m north of Murrin parks parking. Look for a trail sign and the trail.




Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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By white25Posted By: white25  - Thu Jun 30 17:22:52 UTC 2016 Not Rated Question Has anyone hiked Goat Ridge recently? I'm planning on hiking it with some friends soon and want to know if theres anything we should be aware of? There is very little info about this hike online!

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By stokedPosted By: stoked  - Sun Nov 28 15:17:50 UTC 2010 Not Rated Comment The trail branches off Petgill Lake trail to Goat Ridge. The Goat Ridge trail is is just a flagged route. It does not connect to Copilot and Sky Pilot Mountains. In places the trail is just a steep grovel holding onto tree roots and overhanging bush. I wouldn't grade it as extreme. It's more like a grovel to get up to the ridge but once there it's delightful hiking along the top. The drop off down to the col with Copilot is a mountaineer's route.


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