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Croaghgorm Mountain An Chruach Ghorm A name in Irish
(Ir. An Chruach Ghorm [DUPN], 'the blue stack') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix Bedrock

Height: 674m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G94832 89585 This summit has been logged as climbed by 147 members. Recently by: MichaelG55, johncromie, Wildrover, Iamcan, Geansai, ckilm, odonogc, David-Guenot, bramblerjunior, walker26, ColinCallanan, Peter_I, trostanite, melohara, Ulsterpooka
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.081062, Latitude: 54.754171 , Easting: 194832, Northing: 389585 Prominence: 541m,   Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 594781 889576,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghgr, 10 char: Croaghgorm
Bedrock type: Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix, (Lough Mourne Formation)

Situated in the townland of Sruell. Marked as Bluestack on 1st series of 6 maps. Locally the range is simply known as na Cruacha or the Crows.   Croaghgorm is the highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 154th highest in Ireland. Croaghgorm is the third highest point in county Donegal.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghgorm in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit - looking NW with Gaugin Mt on left and Ardnageer SW in centre
 
Isolated summit with spectacular views
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  29 Mar 2014
This route is via Croaghbane, Ardnageer & Ardnageer SW Top. Turn south off the R253 and enter the Reelan River Valley, where you will see a sign for Slí na Finne. Turn south here and follow the road for 200m, crossing a flat bridge. There is parking just across the bridge for a couple of cars at G963 937 A. Follow the Sli na Finne track east for 50m then turn south up Glascarns Hill and on to Croaghbane. Turn directly west across very rocky terrain which features numerous crevices and large outcrops. There is a steepish final climb to Ardnageer. From here proceed 700m south west to Ardnageer SW top. Croaghgorm lies a further 1.5 km to the south west, with a relative gentle ascent across a mixture of rock and grass. The summit features a circular wind-shelter type structure a couple of metres in diameter. There are beautiful views of the Croaghnard Lough valley to the north. Time from car to top: 3.25 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/150/comment/4910/
 
From Binnasruell summit (See fro previous part of .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Croaghgorm)
 
Bluestacks - Binmore-(Groaghgorm) 29/08/2005 Ord .. by tiktiktik3   (Show all for Croaghgorm)
 
Extensive Mountain Not Fully Explored Yet. .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghgorm)
 
Fine walk from the townland of Croleck ; followin .. by absalon   (Show all for Croaghgorm)
 
I have approached Croaghgorm from both E and W as .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghgorm)
 
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