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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 28)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapTimesAddedSubmitter
AguajitoAGJ37703.5Monterey: Del Monte Ave or Hwy 1 from Carmel Valley to summit Map 1999
Alpine EastAPE35603.2Portola Rd to gate Map 2002
Aptos to CorralitosA2C37067.7Trout Gulch Rd, to Hames via Freedom. Either direction. Map 01/2008Deborah Lefferts
Bailey/Buffalo HillBBF35303.4Bailey Ave from Santa Teresa and Buffalo Hill Map 2002
Carr/AnzarCAE34705.9Aromas to San Juan Hwy, either direction Map 1999
CienegaCIN3102519.5Hollister to Paicines, either direction Map 1999
Crazy HorseCRZ36306.3Crazy Horse Canyon and Echo Valley Rd from San Juan Grade to Maher Rd, either direction Map 1/2015Dan Swanson
EdgewoodEDW37252.9Alameda De Las Pulgas to Hwy 280 parking lot. Map 10/2008Brian Chun
Elena/TaffeELT35902.6Elena Rd from Purissima, turn up Taffe and take to Altimont Rd. Map 07/2009Christopher Larson
Hazel DellHDL35603.6Corralitos: either direction Map 1999
Highland WayHIW36257.7Soquel San Jose & Highland Way to Highland Way & Eureka Cyn Map 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. Gorgeous cycling road along a rushing stream. No traffic. Unusual homes. Map 01/2013Michael McGeough
Llagas/Willow SpringsLWS36305.1Santa Teresa Blvd to Oak Glen Ave, do both, either direction Map 1996
Mt PleasantMPL34402.6Ruby Rd or Norwood Rd to summit, either direction Map 1999
Norris CanyonNCR35653.9Crow Canyon Rd and Norris Canyon road to Bollinger Canyon Rd. Map 01/2008Franz Kelsch
Pinehurst/RedwoodPIR3740 feet5.5 Pinehurst starting at Canyon Rd. headed south, turning L. onto Redwood to Summit - 0.3 miles before Chabot Park staging area. Map 07/2009Jon Kaplan
Polhemus LoopPOL35575.7North on Skyline from Hwy 92. Right on Bunker Hill Rd, Left on Polhemus, U at Crystal Springs Rd, climb Polhemus to Ralston, Bike Path back to Canada Map 02/2008Deborah Lefferts
San Juan GradeSJN38754.5San Juan Bautista: Hwy 156 or Crazy Horse to summit Map 1999
Shannon/KennedySKE37903.6Hicks Rd to Los Gatos Blvd do both, either direction Map 1996
Skyline North 1SN1381010.3from Hwy 9 to Bear Creek Rd Map 01/2008Don Axtell
Skyline South 2SS2395013.6from Hwy 9 to Hwy 84 Map 01/2008Don Axtell
Skyline South 4SS438056.1Skyline from Hwy 92 to Chateau Dr - DETOUR - take Ralston Ave bike path, Polhemus, Crystal Springs, Skyline Map 03/2009Russell Stevens
StageSTG310559.7Between Pescadero and Hwy 1 at Tunitas Creek, all 3 hills, either direction Map 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 Rd Map 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 Drive Map 1/2015Jon Kaplan
Out of Area Billy Goats (Total 1)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapTimesAddedSubmitter
Blue LakesBLL3130011Tahoe Area: From the parking lot at the intersection of Blues Lake Roadand Highway 88. Map 01/2011K.L. Seh


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