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South Connemara Area
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 For all tops   Highest summit: Seanadh Bhéara, 358m
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Lettershinna Hill Hill Galway County, in Binnion List, Quartz diorite orthogneiss Bedrock

Height: 192m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L83118 43257 This summit has been logged as climbed by 10 members. Recently by: paddyhillsbagger, sandman, markmjcampion, eamonoc, bryanmccabe, chalky, masiakaBlr, Fergalh, astroheights, peter1
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Longitude: -9.759086, Latitude: 53.426665 , Easting: 83118, Northing: 243257 Prominence: 127m,   Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 483093 743281,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LtrsHl, 10 char: LtrshnHil
Bedrock type: Quartz diorite orthogneiss, (Quartz Diorite Gneiss)

Lettershinna Hill is the 1398th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lettershinna Hill in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Morning stars and lakes from summit of Lettershinna Hill
 
Great views over the south Connemara lakelands, Cashel bay, Twelve Bens & Maumtu
by astroheights  28 Jul 2014
This hill has no name on any map I've seen, but the nearest townland seems to be Lettershinna so Lettershinna Hill is as good a name as any.

Halfway along the road around the north flank of the hill (road alt. about 90m), there is a sort of lay-by on the right (at L 83197 43862 A) with a firm surface, large enough for a couple of cars to reverse into. I've used this a few times as a quiet spot for some dark-sky astrophotography facing north and west - the backdrops of Cashel Hill, the Twelve Bens and Maumturks are lovely.

One summer night as morning twilight was approaching, I hiked to the summit from the lay-by, with DSLR and heavy tripod over my shoulder and a couple of other photo accessories in my jacket pockets. It's a firm grassy walk with many rocky outcrops...I don't recall any bogginess. Only at one area near the top did I need to go a longer way around something, as both my hands weren't free for scrambling directly up the odd steeper bit. Shot a wonderful 360-degree panorama in twilight from the summit - the photo here is just a small excerpt of it. I didn't time my ascent or descent, but I reckon they each took around a quarter of an hour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1301/comment/17576/
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The joys of small hills .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Lettershinna Hill)
 
A hen's race .. by peter1   (Show all for Lettershinna Hill)
 
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