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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
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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Slieve Snaght Mountain Sliabh Sneachta A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Sneachta [DUPN], 'mountain of snow') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 678m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B92359 14812 This summit has been logged as climbed by 216 members. Recently by: IainT, scapania, johncromie, Wildrover, marymac, ckilm, gernee, strangeweaver, Aidy, Ben-Ban, kmoore, Singo, Ulsterpooka, fingal, CaptainVertigo
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.120126, Latitude: 54.980744 , Easting: 192359, Northing: 414812 Prominence: 403m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 592310 914797,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvSng, 10 char: SlvSnght
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

There are two mountains of this name in Donegal, the other one being in Inishowen.   Slieve Snaght is the second highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 149th highest in Ireland. Slieve Snaght is the second highest point in county Donegal.

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Bleck Cra on Slieve Snaght, 2004
by Bleck Cra  21 Oct 2004
An american tourist described the sound of the Ulster-Scots town “Ahoghill” being pronounced, “like someone clearing catarrh”.
Sliabh Snaght, other than “a” and “cheque” is the most fun you can have with 2 words. Sleeeeeeve Snaaaaachchcht !
The only reason I draw attention to it, is because no one here has thought it worthy of comment, view or even derision.
You can never get out of Derry without it costing you something - in this case it was £2 for 2 strawberries at the Foyle Bridge, from a muscular child feigning a limp. I headed for Letterkenny, out of which en route to Derryveagh, you step into the land time forgotted. Around Glendowan, I alit against the warm flanks of farm beasts idling on the clearway. It was hard to go any way other than straight on, but I thought I better ask anyway. “Ah now” he said in that sad sing-song Donegal voice, like they’re being accompanied by a melodian. “Go straight on to the crossroads and don’t go left.” Fine…. “Go to the next crossroads and don’t go left again.”
Well you can see where this is going. So I just went straight on and a white terrier accompanied me off the premises.
At Lough Barra, beneath Snaght, you think you’ll just go home. This is the absolute back of beyond AND some.
Can’t remember which way ‘round it went, but route up or down took in a pretty stream over polished rocks and embedded rowan trees: perhaps a little stone bridge. Route down or up took in endless marching-come-wading through waist-high rushes. The walk itself seemed to throw up no great terrors, fascinations or bright spots, other than the summit where the views across Errigal and siblings was quite spendid. I’ll try to dig out a pic. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/142/comment/1269/
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Magnificent Viewpoint In Dramatic Weather .. by Aidy   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
I am late, it is 19 october 2006 and I climbed Sl .. by pazapas   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
Platform to a simply magnificent panorama. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
Slieve Snaght from the north, with Lough Maam in .. by padodes   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
Bring home your skins!!!! .. by david bourke   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
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