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Goatfell, Isle of Arran
Introduction to Walk 1115

Photo from the walk - Goatfell, Isle of Arran

County/Area - North Ayrshire

Author - John Turner

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 3200 feet / 970 metres

Grade - mod/hard

An Isle of Arran route that avoids the crowds in an ascent of Goatfell. The route involves scrambling and needs good navigational skills. The route starts from Sannox and using two cars would save some road walking.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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