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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 217 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, IainT, scapania, johncromie, Wildrover, marymac, ckilm, gernee, strangeweaver, Aidy, Ben-Ban, kmoore, Singo, Ulsterpooka, fingal
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 148th highest in Ireland. Slieve Snaght is the second highest point in county Donegal.

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Lord of the flies .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Snaght in area Donegal NW, Ireland
 
zeaphod on Slieve Snaght, 2005
by zeaphod  19 Dec 2005
Finally up here on Sat past, much easier than I had anticipated. Park at the head of the Poison Glen and basically make a bee line for the Snaght/Drumnaliffern col. One hour to cross the initial bog plain (at a good pace - the midges forbade stopping!) then the ground dries up considerably. Very easy pull up to the summit, two hours in total to the top. Fantastic views (I could just make out Ben Bulb in Sligo) mean I will be back - as the b****dy batteries died after a few shots! (spares left in the caravan earlier, most useful). A really wild and special place. One of the best lunch venues I have encountered for all round views. Warning, after wet weather/poor visibility the bog crossing on this route will be very unpleasant and difficult, my walk was after a week of almost no rain.
As an update, I headed up again last week (with fresh and spare batteries!). Following the Devlin river to just below the first lough, then heading straight for the col described above will save some "bog trotting" Crossing just above the lough not recommended - long grass and heather, with bog underneath - very "interesting" For the nature lovers, lots of huge dragonflies along the route. We met two Norweigans on the summit, equipped with huge packs, kettle and stove etc. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/142/comment/1781/
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(Climbed April 17th – see Bingorms for previous s .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
 
Lovely Autumn Walk .. by Vikingr2013   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
 
For those who find it more convenient to climb Sl .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
 
Simply a photo of Drumnaliffernn Mountain and Sli .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Slieve Snaght)
 
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