Rosa Slabs Arran, SCOTLAND
Climbs 24 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 750m a.s.l – Faces W
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.
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