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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 23)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapTimesAddedSubmitter
AbornABN68152.5San Felipe Rd to end Map 1999
AlbaALB620503.9Ben Lomond: Hwy 9 to Empire Grade Map 1989
Aztec RidgeAZR67431.7From the junction of Phillips, climb Cypress Way, to Maya Way, Right on Aztec Ridge to end Map 02/2008Gary Robinson
Barnard/Anderson DamBAD65503.1Barnard Road and Anderson Dam loop, both from either direction Map 01/2011John Hughes
BohlmanBOH620104.7Saratoga Los Gatos Rd to summit Map KOM 1989
China GradeCGL69703.5Lower Hwy 236 to Upper Hwy 236 Map 1989
Country ViewCTV67101.8Start at intersection of McKean and Country View Drive to end of Country View Drive (end of paved road, top of the hill). Map 11/2009Pat Parseghian
Harwood/Santa RosaHSR65651.2Almond Blossom at Harwood Map 2004
Higuera RdHGR65351.4Huguera Rd from Mt Pleasant to end of Higuera road. Alternate end at the private road sign on Higuera Highlands Map 01/2011John Hughes
Jamison CreekJMC614802.9Hwy 236 to Empire Grade Map 1989
On OrbitONO65400.8Bohlman to top end of Apollo Heights Ct. Map 01/2012Don Axtell
Parker RanchPKR66091.6From Prospect Rd to summit of Parker Ranch Ct, then to the top of Rolling Hills. Map 01/2017Minh Nguyen
Pole LinePLL65251.6Hecker Pass to summit Map 1999
Quimby WestQBW617003.4Murillo to summit Map KOM 1989
RamonaRAM66011.0Ramona from the junction of Los Trancos, left on Vista Verde to the junction of Spanish Trail Map 12/2012John Pugliese
Redwood EstatesRWE69052.2Holy City @ Old Santa Cruz Hwy to Summit Rd Map 1999
Redwood GulchRWG66501.5Stevens Canyon Rd to Hwy 9 Map 1989
Rolling HillsRLH65301.2Morgan Hill: Woodland Ave and Rolling Hills Dr to gate Map 1999
SanbornSNB64701.4Hwy 9 to Youth Hostel, Sanborn County Park optional Map 1989
Skyview TerraceSVT66062.4From Summit Rd, take Sunset, Evergreen, Deerfield, Skyview Terrace, either way. Map 10/2012Don Axtell
Summit SpringsSUS65001.0Starts from Tripp Rd in Woodside, between HWY 84 and Kings. Climbing Patrol is optional. Map 04/2008Deborah Lefferts
Via Santa Teresa/Scenic VistaVSS66401.1Harry Rd to summit, from Graystone optional Map 1999
Welch CreekWLC619104.1Calaveras Rd (near Sunol Regional Park) to gate Map KOM 1999
Out of Area Billy Goats (Total 12)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapTimesAddedSubmitter
Armstrong WoodsAWR612522.39Russian River area, Armstrong Redwoods picnic area to Overlook, Bullfrog Pond Campground optional; 15% Average Grade for 1.4 miles, 21% sections Map 08/2008Michael McGeough
Bristlecone Pine ForestES46308210.1Bishop area: Start on White Mountain Rd and Hwy 168, east of Big Pine. End at the Schulman Grove Visitor Center. Map Howard Morris
Fort Ross WestFRW613702.2Russian River area, from HWY to Seaview Map 03/2009Deborah Hoag
Geysers WestGYW6346515.8Geysers Road heading east from River Road, Cloverdale to summit Map 01/2010Mark Pryor
Horseshoe MeadowsES96623419Start at intersection of Lubken Canyon Rd and 395, 2.6 miles south of Lone Pine. After riding 3.2 miles on Lubken Cyn, turn left onto Horseshoe Meadows Rd. Turn right at mile 18.8 to the crest of the hill. Map Howard Morris
Meyers GradeMEY612254.9Russian River area, from Hwy 1 to Fort Ross Rd Map 07/2009Don Axtell
Mix CanyonMXC622544.6Near Vacaville, Mix Canyon road from Pleasant Valley Road to end of pavement. Map 01/2012Franz Kelsch
Onion ValleyONV6509512.95Eastern Sierras: Onion Valley Road from just outside the town of Independence to the campground Map 08/2009Gregg Shores
Scaggs SpringsSSR6438031.9Russian River area, Cloverdale, Scaggs Creek Rd from Warm Springs Dam to Tin Barn Rd Map 03/2009Russell Stevens
Sonora Pass EastSPE630959.6Start on CA 108, 5.2 miles west from 108/395 junctions, where grade increases. End at Sonora Pass. Map Howard Morris
Sonora Pass WestSPW633549.1 Starts on CA 108 at turnoff to Kennedy Meadows Resort and Baker campground. Ends at Sonora Pass. Map Howard Morris
Whitney PortalWNP6458011.3Start at intersection of Whitney Portal Rd and LA Aquaduct, .6 mile west of 395 in Lone Pine. End at Whitney Portal store just beyond Mt Whitney trail head. Map Howard Morris


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