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Croaghaun SW TopMountainFor origin of name, see Croaghaun.MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Quartz pebble conglomerate and schists Bedrock
Height:664mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55365 05842This summit has been logged as climbed by 178 members. Recently by: fingal, Aidy, Peter_I, maxim, Wilderness, David-Guenot, GerLeahy, crankechick, simoburn, hivisibility, Rob_Lee, chalky, rayw, CharlieFox, HillmanImp I have climbed this summit: NO (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/