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Donegal NW Area
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 154mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 564mAghla Beg (South) 603mAghla More 584mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 473mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 471mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153mLurgacloughan 149m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Croaghegly Hill Donegal County, in Binnion List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 245m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B73600 07300 This summit has been logged as climbed by 10 members. Recently by: chalky, Garmin, paddyhillsbagger, pmeldrum, Harry Goodman, pdtempan, banjoboy, jimgraham, ahendroff, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.412413, Latitude: 54.912627 , Easting: 173600, Northing: 407300 Prominence: 230m,   Isolation: 7.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 573555 907287,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg245, 10 char: Croaghegly
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Overlooks Maghery and Trawenagh Bay.   Croaghegly is the 1277th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghegly in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking SE along the ridge from Croaghegly summit.
Easy route to a fine viewpoint.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  3 Nov 2011
Start at B740 080 A and go along the farm lane SW to a bungalow where permission can be sought (and at time of writing readily given by the lady living in it) to park and gain access to the hill B73979 07715 B. Go around left of the bungalow and follow the fence line SW directly and steeply uphill. Where fence ends continue up to gain the top, marked by a trig pillar B73652 07293 C, for a 365 degree panorama. Return by way of ascent. Short walk up and down in forty minutes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1005/comment/5764/
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghegly in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: On Croaghegly summit looking South
Small hill, big, big view !
by Harry Goodman  3 Nov 2011
I climbed this small hill on Sat. 29 Oct 2011. At B740 080 where a farm lane goes off SW from the minor road I had stopped my car to consider my options when a Garda car passed. The officer in it assured me that there would be no problem driving up the lane to a small cream coloured bungalow and asking permission to climb the hill from there. At the house the owner readily gave me permission to park and assured me there was no problem with access. She also invited my wife in for a chat and a cup of tea while I was on the hill. I parked at B73979 07715 (start) and walked around the left side of the bungalow before climbing directly SW, steeply uphill, keeping a fence line on my left. Where the fence ended I continued up in the same direction winding around some small rocky out crops and up to the top B73652 07293 which is marked by a trig pillar. For such a lowly top views are extensive in a 365 degree panorama. To the NW was Arranmore while to the south I could see the long ridge of Slievetooey and east of it the Bluestacks. To the NE was Grogan More and Crocknafarragh. My walk up and down was easily done in 40 minutes even allowing for some time to take in the views when I was at the top. Given that this hill is somewhat out of the way and a short walk, I would suggest that it is combined with a walk to Crovehy to the east of Dunglow on the same day. As Croaghegly is part of a ridge, once on top, it would also offer opportunity for extending the walk to either the N or S. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1005/comment/6609/
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Panoramic Croaghegly, Donegal
by jimgraham  14 May 2010
Although no great challenge and rather separated from other Donegal tops, the view from the top of Croaghegly is excellent. As well as the indented coast around, and Aran Island, the top presents a 180 degree panorama of the western face of the Donegal mountains - well worth the moderate climb.
I parked on the side of an abandoned building plot access at B73800 08200 D , walked south along a re-stoned track to an abandoned croft which someone had made a small start on repairing, past the croft and worked my way uphill. Going was less wet than average and not too strenuous, the trig pillar not hard to locate. No fences; a few old walls but no more than one stone high.
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