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Billy Goats
Billy Goats are a group of major hills. Credit is given for each Billy Goat climbed during a club ride, and special recognition is given to those riders who are able to complete a certain number of different Billy Goats. Click the links for the Map to see the location or Times to see the King of the Mountain climb times.
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Bay Area Billy Goats (Total 30)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapAddedSubmitter
AguajitoAGJ37003.5Monterey: Camino Aguajito & Aguajito Rd from Del Monte Ave to summit -- or -- Carmel: Start on Rio Road at Mission Carmel, continue on Junipero and Camino del Monte to Carpenter, left to Hwy 1, right to Aguajito, to summitMap Alt-1 1999
Alpine EastAPE35603.2Portola Rd to gateMap 2002
Aptos to CorralitosA2C37067.7Trout Gulch Rd, to Hames via Freedom. Either direction.Map 01/2008Deborah Lefferts
Bailey/Buffalo HillBBF35304.1Bailey and McKean from Santa Teresa Blvd to top of McKean Rd (Buffalo Hill)Map 2002
Bean CreekBNC35033.7From lower/southern end of Scotts Valley Dr to Glenwood Dr, one way.Map 02/2019John Hughes
Carr/AnzarCAE34705.9Aromas to San Juan Hwy, either directionMap 1999
CienegaCIN3102519.5Hollister to Paicines, either directionMap 1999
Crazy HorseCRZ36306.4Crazy Horse Canyon and Echo Valley Rd from San Juan Grade to Maher Rd, either directionMap 01/2015Dan Swanson
EdgewoodEDW37252.9Alameda De Las Pulgas to Hwy 280 parking lot.Map 10/2008Brian Chun
Elena/TaaffeELT35902.6Elena Rd from Purissima, turn up Taaffe and take to Altamont Rd.Map 07/2009Christopher Larson
Hazel DellHDL35603.6Corralitos: either directionMap 1999
Highland WayHIW36257.7Soquel San Jose & Highland Way to Highland Way & Eureka CynMap 01/2008Deborah Lefferts
Hwy 236 UpperHBU37244.8From upper end of 236 at Hwy. 9 to upper China Grade.Map 11/2009Jon Kaplan
Kilkare RdKIL37093.63Start at Main Street in Sunol by the train station. Head north on Kilkare to end of road.Map 01/2013Michael McGeough
Llagas/Willow SpringsLWS36305.1Do Llagas and Willow Springs from Hale Av to Oak Glen Av, or from Oak Glen to HaleMap Alt-1 Alt-2 Alt-3 1996
Mt PleasantMPL34402.6Ruby Rd or Norwood Rd to summit, either directionMap 1999
Norris CanyonNCR35652.1/3.2Norris Canyon Road from Crow Canyon Road to summit -- or -- Norris Canyon road from Iron Horse Trail to summitMap Alt-1 01/2008Franz Kelsch
Pinehurst/RedwoodPIR37406.8Pinehurst starting at Canyon Rd. head south, turn left onto Redwood, continue to Chabot Park staging area.Map 07/2009Jon Kaplan
Polhemus LoopPOL35575.6North on Skyline from Hwy 92. Right on Crystal Springs, right on Polhemus to Ralston, bike path back to Canada.Map 02/2008Deborah Lefferts
San Juan GradeSJN38754.5San Juan Bautista: Hwy 156 or Crazy Horse to summitMap 1999
Shannon/KennedySKE37903.6Hicks Rd to Los Gatos Blvd do both, either directionMap 1996
Sky Meadow/LodgeSML36413.7Big Basin Park: from Hwy 236 Wahasi Campground sign to park boundaryMap 02/2019Lou Galbiati
Skyline North 1SN1381010.3from Hwy 9 to Bear Creek RdMap 01/2008Don Axtell
Skyline South 2SS2395013.6from Hwy 9 to Hwy 84Map 01/2008Don Axtell
Skyline South 4SS435364.5Skyline from Crystal Springs Dam to Trousdale DrMap 03/2009Russell Stevens
StageSTG310559.7Between Pescadero and Hwy 1 at Tunitas Creek, all 3 hills, either directionMap 1996
Stevens CanyonSTC35605.5Following Stevens Canyon starting at Montebello, 1.3 miles southeast to Mt. Eden, turning right to stay on Stevens Canyon, then 3.2 miles (1.5 past Redwood Gulch) to end (gate).Map 08/2009Jon Kaplan
SummitSUM37024.0Summit Road from Old Santa Cruz Hwy to Bear Creek Rd. Optional loop on Old Summit RdMap 11/2009Paul Greene
Various3Usually a recurring weekly ride with a different Billy Goat each week 
Wildcat CanyonWLD35912.5Orinda: Wildcat Canyon Rd from Camino Pablo to South Park DriveMap 01/2015Jon Kaplan
Out of Area Billy Goats (Total 2)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapAddedSubmitter
Blue LakesBLL3130011Tahoe Area: From the parking lot at the intersection of Blues Lake Roadand Highway 88. Map 01/2011K.L. Seh
Panoche EastPRE39807.7Panoche Rd from Panoche Inn to summit (<1000 ft grandfathered in)Map 01/2008Franz Kelsch


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