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Goat Fell (or Goatfell, as preferred by locals) is the highest of the Arran mountains and as such is very popular. It is a magnificent summit and linked by wonderful ridges to the other peaks of the range.
Region: Isle of Arran
Altitude: 874 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
Goatfell can also be approached via a steep scramble up the Cioch na h-Oighe ridge, continuing via Mullach Buidhe and North Goatfell; the Sannox Horseshoe route describes this as far as North Goatfell.
Another challenging option is a complete horseshoe around Glen Rosa, beginning with Goatfell and continuing over Cir Mhòr and Beinn Tarsuinn; again the Sannox Horseshoe route describes the section from North Goatfell over to Cir Mhor.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Goat Fell
There are 4516 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Goat Fell. They have contributed 74 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.