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Lavagh Beg Mountain An Leamhach Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leamhach Bheag [GE], poss. 'the little place of
elms/mallows')
Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G92624 91536 This summit has been logged as climbed by 110 members. Recently by: scapania, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, Wildrover, David-Guenot, Ulsterpooka, walker26, Aidy, Docrallying, Peter Walker, Peter_I, trostanite, melohara
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.115373, Latitude: 54.771678 , Easting: 192624, Northing: 391536 Prominence: 93m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 592576 891527,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LvghBg, 10 char: Lavagh Beg
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Locally known as An Leamhaigh Bheag. See Lavagh More regarding this name.   Lavagh Beg is the third highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 200th highest in Ireland.

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Fine mountain with small lough almost on the summ .. by group   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Lavagh Beg is about half an hour from the summit .. by gerrym   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Donegal delight .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Having reached the summit of Silver Hill, we head .. by csd   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh Beg in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The summit of Lavagh Beg as seen from Lavagh More
 
murphysw on Lavagh Beg, 2005
by murphysw  17 Jul 2005
After having climbed Lavagh More I descended the col to climb Lavagh Beg to the west. Lavagh Beg is a much more sculpted looking mountain than the rounded blob that is Lavagh Beg. It is quite steep to climb from the col to the summit. The summit of Beg is quite a complicated affair with a couple of lakes and numerous rises and the cairn is not immeidiatly obvious. It is quite steep to get back down into the valley at Doocrow but it would have been a very pleasnt jaunt were it not for the flys that resumed their asault on me (see comment on Lavagh More) as I descended. Sqelched into a couple of bogholes as I tried to fight the so and so's off me, otherwise it was fairly straightforward. Met the farmer who had let me through his land on the way down. Otherwise there was not a soul to be seen all afternoon Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/comment/1804/
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Helped By Dry Weather .. by Aidy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
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