Goodale Mountain Climber's Log

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mengbo - Oct 20, 2017 3:39 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2017

day-hike  Sucess!

day hike from Taboose Pass TH. climbed Cardinal same day.


soslaw - May 13, 2016 12:29 am Date Climbed: May 10, 2016

South West Ridge  Sucess!

Traverse from Striped Mountain. Summit pinnacle was more difficult than the advertised class 3. Maybe I should've looked around for the class 3 route.


Deb - Sep 6, 2014 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2014

Satisfying Day  Sucess!

Solo dayhike on maiden voyage of Taboose Pass trail. Took the shortcut by Orange Ogre and began ascent from NW to gain the top part of the ridge. Circumnavigated to the north side of summit tower and found myself in exposed Class 4 terrain. The 12' off-width was definitely the crux of my day. Very interesting peak if you don't take the "dog route" up.

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Sep 10, 2010 9:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

Also from Taboose...  Sucess!

So cool to see a herd of moutain ewes and kids on the way up. Great day with Sean and Tom! It will be a better ski this winter...

PS: Sean, how did that block get loose??? ;-)


bechtt - Sep 6, 2010 9:04 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

From Taboose  Sucess!

Up Taboose with Sean and Laura. Loose but reasonably quick. Summit block is fun.


seano - Sep 5, 2010 7:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

From Taboose  Sucess!

Not as hard or as loose as it looks. Fun summit blocks, but be careful -- one of the sub-blocks is loose! Trip report


mrchad9 - Jun 13, 2010 7:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

Day 2  Sucess!

Climbed the morning of day 2 after Striped the day before, while on 5-day trip in the area with my bother. This was his first summit ever. We had perfect CA weather each day, bagging Striped, Goodale, Cardinal, Wynne, Pinchot, Arrow, and Pyramid during the trip.


bighornmonkey - Mar 26, 2010 3:22 pm Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2010

Nice class4 summit finish  Sucess!

climbed in conjunction with Cardinal - winter ascent

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Mar 22, 2010 4:33 pm Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2010

West Face  Sucess!

did it with Cardinal.


hikinedd - Aug 17, 2009 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2009

Southern Side of the West Face  Sucess!

Great looking summit -- we referred to it as the Hall of the Mountain King. Came down and headed over to Striped.

Michael Graupe

Michael Graupe - Nov 2, 2007 1:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2007

West Face  Sucess!

After climbing Cardinal went up the west face with Bob. Lots of loose rubble and talus. Got into some spicy climbing toward the summit pinnacle. The easy way would have been approaching more from the south.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Sep 12, 2007 5:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2007

2007 Sierra Challenge  Sucess!

Somehow, Ryan and I managed to climb halfway up the wrong peak before realizing we weren't on Cardinal. Doh! Recovered from our errant ways, summiting Cardinal and then Goodale for good measure. Trip Report

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Nov 22, 2004 12:31 am

Route Climbed: West Face Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2004  Sucess!

It wasn't easy to pick out the summit block when approaching from the west. My first guess involved some mildly spicy scrambling, followed by what appeared to be an unclimbable block--at least from my vantage point. I contoured around to the south to approach it from another direction, found an intervening block that was even higher, and was delighted to find that was the summit. If the summit block really is class 3, it has to be the easiest class 3 I've climbed in the Sierra.

Traversed over to Striped (tedious thanks to a few inches of fresh powder covering all the talus), and back down to the Taboose Pass TH. Not a dayhike I'm likely to repeat any time soon.

mtnfoto - Jan 21, 2004 11:09 am

Route Climbed: West Face Date Climbed: 1978  Sucess!

Climbed this with Doug Mantle. After hiking up to Taboose Pass we left our packs and climbed this and Striped Mountain. On the way back to our packs we saw a large herd of Sierra Bighorn!

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