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Croaghaun SW TopMountainAchill IslandIslandFor origin of name, see Croaghaun.MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Quartz pebble conglomerate and schists Bedrock
Reachable "On Foot " Y Height:664mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55361 05842This place has been logged as visited by 196 members. Recently by: AndrewH, peter1, TommyV, Geo, patmoran, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, IainT, Lauranna, damo11, Garmin, Barty1958, Val Jones, Onzy, Aciddrinker I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This is a lower top just 600m W of Croaghaun itself. A little caution is required on the summit in poor visibility due to the precipice to the N. Offshore winds, which can blow walks towards or even over the cliffs, are not unknown here.
Croaghaun SW Top is the third highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 172nd highest in Ireland. Croaghaun SW Top is the second most westerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/166/?PHPSESSID=q90tha1qo7v1s1td6i9nkurvr0