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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 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 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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Gáinne Mór Hill Ganiamore A name in English
(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 1373th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gáinne Mór in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking north from Ganiamore summit to Crocknasleigh
 
slemish on Gáinne Mór, 2009
by slemish  8 Nov 2009
Ganiamore is the highest point on the fabulous Rosguill peninsula - a part of Donegal I have been holidaying in for many years. I climbed this hill again today in fine weather for November - surprisingly sunny and warm. It isn't the most accessible hill and at first glance there isn't a straightforward route up it. I parked at the car-park of the Singing Pub in the townland of Clontallagh (116402 A). The hill towered above as I took a left past the pub and onto the track which goes uphill behind it. About half-way up this track are the ruins of an old house. I left the track here and turned left onto a flat area of the open hillside. This might seem like the long way round on the map but it avoids a dangerous steep rocky section on the east face. It gets very steep indeed on the final approach to the summit at 207m, which is marked by a trig pillar and cairn. The trig pillar was in very good condition. An ugly mobile phone mast has recently been erected on the summit which spoils the beauty of the hill somewhat. And so to the views - on summitting you are rewarded with a 360 degree panorama. From Loughsalt Mountain and the mighty Muckish in the south, over Sheephaven Bay and Horn Head to the west and all the way round to Crocknasleigh in the north and the Fanad peninsula in the east. On a very clear day both Slieve Snaghts are also visible. You can descend towards the Stella Maris church on the southern slope to make for a longer walk but take care as the hill drops steeply here. A hard enough climb for all the size of it but well worth it, particularly on a clear day. Total trip about 1 hour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1033/comment/4258/
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