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Cregg Hill Galway County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 297m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L71500 52400 This summit has been logged as climbed by 17 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, markmjcampion, eamonoc, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, frankmc04, conormcbandon, Peter Walker, Oileanach, simoburn, chalky, madfrankie, Colin Murphy, simon3, CaptainVertigo
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Longitude: -9.937495, Latitude: 53.506064 , Easting: 71500, Northing: 252400 Prominence: 142m,   Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 471478 752422,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cregg, 10 char: Cregg
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Cregg is the 1158th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cregg in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Horse of a different colour
 
Beauty and ugliness in equal measure
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  25 Jun 2014
Take the N59 west from Letterfrack and turn left along road L693 567 A. Continue along this for about 6km - it is by turns badly potholed and quite drivable so take care.This will take you to within spitting distance of the summit, which is marked by a mast. Climb over a fence to south of road and close to mast you will see a small pile of stones marking the highest point. The view of the mast is understandably ugly - but turn the other way and it is almost majestic, with Lough Nahillion nestling beneath the western slopes of the Twelve Bens. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/15392/
 
God bless the good old RTE transmitter access roads!
by Geo  26 Feb 2014
Climbed this about four years ago when it wasn't an MV listed summit. I had seen it from the nearby Diamond Hill. There is an RTE transmitter here and various telecommunications antennae. The cul-de-sac road from the N59 is accessed from L692568 B. We drove south along this (very small) boreen and parked at about L709545 C (as far as I recall). A gentle uphill ramble of about 5km return up to the summit telecoms enclosure with nice views east over the Bens. Nice that it's now included! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/15885/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cregg in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Mast and summit stones
Contrasting views
by Colin Murphy  25 Jun 2014
Pic shows the other view of Cregg - technology's unstoppable march against nature! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/17515/
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