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Croaghmuckros Hill Donegal County, in Binnion List, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 275m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G62443 74942 This place has been logged as visited by 9 members. Recently by: PPruz, conormcbandon, Aidy, sperrinlad, Peter Walker, sandman, kenmoore, chalky, Anya
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Longitude: -8.582176, Latitude: 54.621262 , Easting: 162443, Northing: 374942 Prominence: 133m,  Isolation: 5.2km
ITM: 562401 874936,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghmc, 10 char: Crghmckrs
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Croaghmuckros is the 1216th highest place in Ireland. Croaghmuckros is the most southerly summit in the Donegal SW area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghmuckros in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Looking over Muckros to the Dartry Mountains, under changeable skies.
 
Punching Above Its Weight
by Aidy  7 Mar 2017
I was in this area on Sunday, and had no real plans for hill walking as I was expecting relentless rain and a lack of views on hills covered with low cloud. Instead I was planning to drive along the coast, dashing from the car for a few photos when weather allowed. It turned out to be a beautiful day, and Croaghmuckros looked so enticing as I looked over at it from Muckros Head that I decided I would take a walk up using the lazy way - the access track on the northern side up to the mast at the summit.

Its a short, easy walk on that route, and a small hill, but it punches well above its weight in terms of views. Magnificent in every direction, with Slieve League, the Dartry Mountains, nearby Crownarad, and the stunning coastline all vying for attention. Crownarad and its SW Top could be easily done on the same day. Fantastic little hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1181/comment/18857/
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South Side. .. by sandman   (Show all for Croaghmuckros)
 
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