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Rosa Slabs


Climbs 24 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 750m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A large expanse of slabs on the west side of Goatfell about 250m in height. The slabs are cris-crossed by the routes and the face is seperated by two grassy rakes.

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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Zig ZagS *4
3AirliftE1 *1
4GwynserthniE2 5b  
5ExtractionHVS 5a 1
6Evening TraverseVD 4
7Angels PavementS 4b **3
8The Perfect FoolHVS 4c * 
9Fools CausewayHVS 4c *1
10Angel's PavementS **7
11GuttersnipeVS 4c *1
12RibaldVS 4c  
 Climb nameGradex
16TrundleS 15
17PochmahoneVS 4c **8
18Route 1D 9
19DoglegVS 4b **10
20BlankVS 4b ***41
21BlankistHVS 4c ***30
22PussyfootHVS 4c *1
23Long Hot SummerHVS 5a * 
24Route 2S 1
25GirdleS * 
26Sou'wester Slabs *VD ***5
27Filing in the Blanks *HVS 4c ***2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
The slabs are best reached up the hillside from the Glen Rosa path in about 2 hours from the road head.

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midges are a BIG problem, but the climbiong is superb!
rob from scotland - 01/Jun/07

You beat us Gavin. My records say I was there with Don Moger on 25/7/2002. I agree with you it is a superb route but one h** of a slog through the heather up from the track.Worth it !
Philip Simms - 24/Feb/05

If this is the crag that contains Blankist, HVS 4c - which I think it is - then it\'s worth a visit. Perfect granite, long run-outs, and only two hours from the road(!). May is a good time to visit the island. Blankist is a superb route, and a relatively new addition to the crag.
Gavin McGrath - 08/Jul/02