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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 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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Ballystrang Hill Donegal County, in no lists, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6, 11 Grid Reference: C11639 04956 This summit has been logged as climbed by 8 members. Recently by: Aidy, sandman, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Harry Goodman, Garmin, kmoore, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.819403, Latitude: 54.892137 , Easting: 211639, Northing: 404956 Prominence: 95m,   Isolation: 3.4km
ITM: 611586 904943,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bly292, 10 char: Balystrang
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Ballystrang is the 1169th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballystrang in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Ballystrang from the west
Another windfarmed summit
Short Summary created by Peter Walker,  25 May 2015
Like its near neighbours Cark Mountain and Culliagh SE Top, Ballystrang is an unassuming hill granted dubious character by an extensive adornment of wind turbines. An ascent is very straightforward and quickly accomplished.

Park at the foot of a windfarm access track at C10914 04534 A, where there is adequate space. Climb over the fence by the side of the gate on the left (stones left here to facilitate the manoeuvre). Climb up the road for a few hundred metres to a turn on the left (signposted to turbines 37 and 38). Follow this turn for another few hundred metres to turbine 38; here turn right and follow an overgrown low stone dyke up an easy grass slope to the summit.

The view is awash with swirling and non-swirling white blades, but a few of the higher Donegal summits poke up cheekily on the horizon. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/15397/
Windy spot
by Fergalh  3 Aug 2014
Park at C10914 04534. Climb up hill till first turn left (C11332 04568 B) than walk as far as turbine no. 38. Turn right here and proceed 200 metres to top of hill. Always ask permission before entering wind farms. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/17590/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballystrang in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Passing stormy showers from summit
Easy Access On Wind Farm Road
by Aidy  25 Apr 2016
The beauty of small hills like this is that even if they're not spectacular, they take little time or effort, and in cases like this are made even easier by wind farm access roads. The road here took me almost to the top, with only a short stretch of heather and grass to negotiate. I've done several small hills in Tyrone, Fermanagh, Derry and Donegal over the last few weeks as part of my local 100, and this was one of the better ones, with fairly good views around the neighbouring hills and down over Lough Swilly to Inishowen. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/18508/
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