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West Clare Area
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 For all tops   Highest summit: Slievecallan, 391m
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Abbey Hill Hill Cnoc na Mainistreach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Mainistreach [logainm.ie], 'hill of the abbey') Clare County, in Binnion List, Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone Bedrock

Height: 240m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 51 Grid Reference: M30110 10369 This summit has been logged as climbed by 78 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, harry66, lw24, shaunkelly, JMarc, Cathal-Kelly, bossyboots, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, carofurey, Dessie1, On-the-hills, TommyV, chalky, eamonoc
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.045096, Latitude: 53.139534 , Easting: 130110, Northing: 210369 Prominence: 165m,   Isolation: 5.5km
ITM: 530075 710400,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AbyHl, 10 char: Abbey Hill
Bedrock type: Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone, (Aillwee member (lower))

The name refers to Corcomroe Abbey, which is located on the south side of the hill, near Bell Harbour (Bealaclugga). Walks: for a walk to the summit of Abbey Hill and around the N slopes, see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 43-50, or Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 24-25.   Abbey Hill is the 1293th highest summit in Ireland. Abbey Hill is the most northerly summit in the West Clare area.

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Straight forward ascent over limestone slabs .. by group   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
route suggestions and loop walks .. by fkaatje   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
Karst landscape at its finest .. by wicklore   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
A snowy April morning. .. by JMarc   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Abbey Hill in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: taking a break on Abbey Hill
 
Buny Clare on Abbey Hill, 2009
by Buny Clare  21 Jan 2009
Left car at St. patricks Church and walked from there on to the Green Road , Near the end of this section of the green road (northern west side of abbey hill we commenced climb . A track was visible for 10 mins until we ascended to rock only. Nice clear St. Stephens day but with a cold easterly wind . Came down to Corcomroe Abbey and walked back to Bell Harbour, Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1009/comment/3488/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Easy hike with the added bonus of some great scen .. by Damian120   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
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