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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.
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Bay Area Billy Goats (Total 24)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapAddedSubmitter
AbornABN68152.5San Jose: Start at San Felipe Rd., finish at gateMap 1999
AlbaALB620503.9Ben Lomond: Start at Hwy 9, finish at Empire GradeMap 1989
Aztec RidgeAZR67431.6Los Gatos: From Phillips Rd, via Cypress Way, to bear right at Maya Way, to right at Aztec Ridge, to end.Map 02/2008Gary Robinson
Barnard/Anderson DamBAD65503.1Morgan Hill: Barnard Rd to end, and Anderson Dam loop. Start with either one.Map 01/2011John Hughes
BohlmanBOH620104.1Saratoga: Start at Madronia Cemetery entrance, finish at end of road.Map 1989
China GradeCGL69703.5Big Basin: Start at lower Hwy 236, finish at upper Hwy 236Map 1989
Country ViewCTV67101.8San Jose: Start at McKean Rd, finish in cul-de-sac at end of road.Map 11/2009Pat Parseghian
Harwood/Santa RosaHSR65651.2Almond Blossom at Harwood to the top of Harwood Ct. Take bike path to Santa Rosa and ride on Santa Rosa to the intersection with Sierra AzuleMap 2004
Higuera RdHGR65351.4Higuera Rd from Mt Pleasant to end of Higuera Rd. Alternate end at the gate on Higuera HighlandsMap Alt-1 01/2011John Hughes
Jamison CreekJMC614802.9Hwy 236 to Empire GradeMap 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 summitMap 1999
Quimby WestQBW617003.4Murillo to summitMap 1989
RamonaRAM69081.5Starting at Los Trancos Rd, take Ramona Rd and left top of Vista Verde WayMap 12/2012John Pugliese
Redwood EstatesRWE69052.2Holy City @ Old Santa Cruz Hwy to Summit RdMap 1999
Redwood GulchRWG66501.5Stevens Canyon Rd to Hwy 9Map 1989
Regnart RoadRGN65501.6Regnart Road, Cupertino, from Bubb Road to end of road.Map 01/2012Mark Pryor
Rolling HillsRLH65301.2Morgan Hill: Woodland Ave and Rolling Hills Dr to gateMap 1999
SanbornSNB64701.4Hwy 9 to Youth Hostel, Sanborn County Park optionalMap 1989
Skyview TerraceSVT66062.4From Summit Rd, take Sunset, Evergreen, Deerfield, Skyview Terrace, either way.Map 10/2012Don Axtell
Summit SpringsSUS65000.7Summit Springs Rd from Tripp Rd in Woodside -- or -- lower Summit Springs Rd plus Patrol RdMap Alt-1 04/2008Deborah Lefferts
Via Santa Teresa/Scenic VistaVSS66401.1Starting at Harry Rd, take Henwood Rd, right onto Via Santa Teresa, right onto Scenic Vista Dr to end of road -- or -- Starting at Graystone Lane, take Via Santa Teresa and left onto Scenic Vista Dr to end of roadMap Alt-1 1999
Welch CreekWLC619103.8Calaveras Rd (near Sunol Regional Park) to gateMap 1999
Out of Area Billy Goats (Total 12)
Billy GoatCodeDifficultyClimbMilesDescriptionMapAddedSubmitter
Armstrong WoodsAWR612522.39Russian River area, Armstrong Redwoods picnic area to Overlook, Bullfrog Pond Campground optional; 15% Average Grade for 1.4 miles, 21% sectionsMap 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 SeaviewMap 03/2009Deborah Hoag
Geysers WestGYW6346515.8Geysers Road heading east from River Road, Cloverdale to summitMap 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 RdMap 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 campgroundMap 08/2009Gregg Shores
Scaggs SpringsSSR6438031.9Russian River area, Cloverdale, Scaggs Creek Rd from Warm Springs Dam to Tin Barn RdMap 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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