By: Patricia Meixner
From the Angeles Chapter Schedule
From the September 1956 issue of Southern Sierran
GOAT MT. (July 28-29) Leader: Chuck Miller.
On Sat. at 8 am 11 people began the steep 5,000 ft. climb to lovely Grouse Lake. Four people who left at 9:30 am caught up with the group a few hours later. The day was cooled by big rain clouds, but only a few drops showered on us. All were in camp by 5 pm.
Sun. morning the short climb of Goat Mt. (12,203 ft.) was made via a mostly 2nd with some 3rd class route. The view from the top was spectacular for everything from the Kaweahs and Whitney to Mt. Goddard and peaks north was visible. In the cairn we found the original paper naming the mountain placed by Joseph Le Conte and also a register placed by Walter Starr. Since 1899 only about 35 people have climbed the peak.
Lunch was eaten back at camp and the first group reached the cars around 4:15 pm.
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