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Ptarmigan Wall Goat Trail
This is along the narrowest section of the "main" goat trail. A slip might mean an unbroken fall of several hundred feet.

Glacier National Park, MT-- August 2009


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calebEOCThis is the route?


Voted 10/10

you couldn't pay me to cross that by myself!
Posted Aug 22, 2009 3:51 pm

Bob SihlerRe: This is the route?

Bob Sihler

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Although they're often just two or three feet wide, these trails created and "maintained" by the goats are in amazingly good condition; the goats do know what they are doing. Another plus: no litter. There's even a surprisingly low amount of droppings on the trails. I guess the goats, unlike horses and cows, have the sense not to crap where they walk!
Posted Aug 23, 2009 9:18 am

Deltaoperator17I am Glad


Voted 10/10

I am sure glad that I am not a goat...whew!
Posted Aug 22, 2009 4:12 pm

Bob SihlerRe: I am Glad

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Actually, Steve, I often can't decide whether it would be an eagle or a mountain goat if I could be some animal for a day. Many times, I have watched a goat hop on ugly-looking cliffs and feel just sheer wonder (and jealousy).

Plus, if you were a goat, you could easily get to places where you could be on SP without ever being caught by your wife!
Posted Aug 23, 2009 9:15 am

Deltaoperator17Re: I am Glad


Voted 10/10

Ok, I wanna be a goat! LOL
Posted Aug 23, 2009 9:49 pm

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