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Having looked at the weather forecast the day we chose was going to be clear bluesky and we were not dissapointed.
Took 5 hours and our journey started in Brodick and ended in Corrie as it is better to walk up Goatfell then cross over...More
I was torn between Goatfell and Ben Lomond for a day hike from Glasgow. Out of season at least, Ben Lomond is tough without a car. One bus per day to get to one ferry per day to get there.
To get to Goatfell, you...More
Well worth the climb for the views over Arran and the Ayrshire coast. Good parking at Cladach although can also be reached by walking from the ferry terminal. Steady climb for the most part, although the last section is steeper and a slightly fainter path....More
My friend and I climbed Goat Fell on a sunny day in September. I was slightly apprehensive about reaching the top after reading some of the reviews on here but we managed no bother. It took us about 2h30m to reach the top from the...More
At 2866 feet, this mountain has some truly spectacular views... even as far as Ireland on a clear day. It's a little difficult, especially the last few hundred feet and you have to pick the right day, since the peak is quite often hidden by...More
I went up here as part of a hiking trip I was doing (had done Ben Nevis 2 days earlier) the actual hike up is easy-moderate with the last part steep and challenging. The final 10% to the top was blowing 50-55mph winds and very...More
I've done a lot of hill walking and mountaineering; this was a steep push but nothing technical in terms of scrambling. However, my 8 year old daughter has not so much experience, and she made it to the top. There's a lot of boulders so...More
I prefer starting the climb at Brodick but you can start at Corrie too. On warm sunny days it’s very popular so don’t think you’ll be alone! Go prepared, it’s not easy. We aren’t experienced hikers so we took our time and stopped a few...More
After spending 25 years in Scotland and England we finally found our way back to Arran. One of my wishes was to climb the Goat Fell.
You can start your attack from two directions, Brodick - wich is the easy route and Corrie - wich...More