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Soldiers hill Hill Donegal County, in Binnion List, Hornblendic and sometimes schistose Bedrock

Height: 174m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C42400 53900 This summit has been logged as climbed by 6 members. Recently by: AntrimRambler, Harry Goodman, chalky, Aidy, Garmin, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -7.332761, Latitude: 55.330078 , Easting: 242400, Northing: 453900 Prominence: 105m,   Isolation: 4.7km
ITM: 642340 953877,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Sldrhl, 10 char: Sldrshil
Bedrock type: Hornblendic and sometimes schistose, (Metadolerite & Lithologically diver)

Soldiers hill is the 1426th highest summit in Ireland. Soldiers hill is the second most northerly summit in the Inishowen area. It's also the second most northerly summit in .

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Soldiers hill in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Five Finger Strand, Trawbreaga Bay and Slieve Snaght.
Handy Views
by Aidy  25 Aug 2014
Viewed from Five Finger Strand below, Soldiers Hill appears as an impressive cliff. As mentioned by Peter Walker, there is a viewing point high on the hill which provides easy access to its hummocky top after crossing the stile behind the parking area. A very short walk to the top - 10 or 15 minutes, but breathtaking views. On the sunny late August day I visited, the hilltop was covered in bright purple heather, with views beyond over the beach below, southwest to Binnion Hill, Dunaff Head, the Urris Hills, Horn Head and the Derryveagh Mountains. Good views to the north too along the northwest coast of Inishowen. Coming over a small rise at the top, I surprised three buzzards feasting on a pigeon just a few feet in front of me. They were a magnificent sight taking off so close by.

At the viewing point there were a few signs warning walkers off most of the land, stating that it was private property, and one intriguingly warning of "Poison land"! However there were no signs in the direction of the summit and the stile suggests access is fine. Handy little hill if you're out and about with non walkers and you won't be disappointed with the vista. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1323/comment/17646/
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A tonic for the troops... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Soldiers hill)
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