Gold Reach Retains Wardop Engineering Inc.


January 17, 2007

Vancouver, British Columbia: Gold Reach Resources Ltd. (GRH: TSX-V) ("Gold Reach" or the "Company") announces that Wardrop Engineering Inc. has been retained to evaluate the Seel property and prepare a resource estimate based on the 47 holes (10,000 meters) drilled between 2004 and 2006 by the Company along with 72 historical holes. Composite intervals of the 47 holes drilled in the three programs plus historic drilling information can be found on our website.

Composite intervals: http://www.goldreachresources.com/exploration/DrillHolesComposite0701.htm

Wardrop Engineering will also be actively involved with the newly acquired OX Lake claims. Historical data from the Ox claims will be used to define a drill program to identify a resource as previously announced in the Company’s January 16, 2007 news release.

The project is under the direction of Barbara Welsh, P.Eng, a qualified person, as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

Gold Reach Resources is a Canadian exploration company actively involved in the development of the Seel property a 17,149.5 hectare copper-gold-molybdenum property located 120 Km south of Houston, B.C. and eight kilometres to the east of the producing copper-gold-molybdenum Huckleberry Mine.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Conrad Swanson, President

For further information, please contact:

Doug Kerr
Gold Reach Resources
Telephone: 604-718-5454
Toll Free 888-500-4587
Facsimile: 604-646-2054
Email: doug@goldreachresources.com
Web: www.goldreachresources.com