Mountain Goats climb 5.7s

Posted by: Mim

Mountain Goats climb 5.7s - 12/03/13 05:05 PM

Mountain Goats

These death-defying alpine ibexes in Italy's Gran Paradiso National Park climb on the dam in order to lick the salt and minerals from the bricks, according to park officials.

Photo via: Paolo Seimandi

Video here
Posted by: oenophore

Re: Mountain Goats climb 5.7s - 12/03/13 10:55 PM

Impressive. Was the 5.7 rating designated by builderers?
Posted by: chip

Re: Mountain Goats climb 5.7s - 02/03/14 02:46 PM

BITD, I enjoyed Dick W. telling me about the mountain goat https://www.google.com/search?q=Mountain+goat&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=V6vvUuqgKKmMyQGcqYDwCA&ved=0CDkQsAQ&biw=1195&bih=603
(I think in the Bugaboos) that popped up a nearby cliff that he then tried to repeat and found the moves were solid 5.9.