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Donegal NW Area   Rosguill Subarea
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 155.9mCulliagh 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 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 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 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
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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Ganiamore Hill Gáinne Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Gáinne Mór [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta) 2008],
'great arrow/dart')
Donegal County, in Binnion List, Grey carbonaceous pelitic schist Bedrock

Height: 207m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C11272 40027 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: kenmoore, Aidy, sandman, RyanLavery, chalky, dregish, David-Guenot, Lucky1, cerosti, Garmin, Wildcat, AntrimRambler, kipper, Jag, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -7.823745, Latitude: 55.207165 , Easting: 211272, Northing: 440027 Prominence: 199m,   Isolation: 3.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 611219 940007,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gnmr, 10 char: Ganiamore
Bedrock type: Grey carbonaceous pelitic schist, (Lower Falcarragh Pelite Formation)

The highest hill on Rosguill. The Metrical Dindsenchas contains a reference to Sliab Guill, which the editor Edward Gwynn identifies with Rosguill, so it may be an old name for Ganiamore or may have referred to all the upland/rough pasture on Rosguill. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 142-43) for details of the festive assembly on Ganiamore.   Gáinne Mór is the 1374th highest summit in Ireland.

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Ganiamore is the highest point on the fabulous Ro .. by slemish   (Show all for Gáinne Mór)
 
Ganiamore .. by three5four0   (Show all for Gáinne Mór)
 
Up in the Downings! .. by gerrym   (Show all for Gáinne Mór)
 
Ganiamore .. by colmtoland   (Show all for Gáinne Mór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gáinne Mór in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Trig and cairn at the top
 
Another Donegal Gem
by Aidy  6 Jul 2015
Donegal seems to have an endless supply of these little hills around its northern peninsulas offering amazing views for very little effort, none more so than this. I went up on Sunday while out driving, just to get out of the house. I had little hope of climbing anything due to torrential rain and ferocious lightning. I am cautious about lightning after getting caught out on another hill on very high, open ground. On this same weekend, I learned when I got home about fatalities in the Brecon Beacons in Wales, a tragic reminder of the dangers. I was rewarded for venturing out however, when in the afternoon, the weather cleared and the sun came out. Parking beside the singing pub on the eastern side of the hill, I took as direct a route as possible up the steep slopes, avoiding the small cliffs. The views around north Donegal have to be seen to be believed, with the whole panorama topped by alternating blue sunny, or black threatening skies. All this for only 20 minutes or so each way. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1033/comment/18173/
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