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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
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Longitude: -8.115389, Latitude: 54.771669 , Easting: 192624, Northing: 391536 Prominence: 93m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 592575 891526,   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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh Beg in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: summit lough looking past Lavagh More to Croaghbane
 
gerrym on Lavagh Beg, 2006
by gerrym  5 May 2006
Lavagh Beg is about half an hour from the summit of bigger neighbour of Lavagh More, dropping down to the col and then a steep climb over fairly easy grassy ground. The summit has three little tops interspersed with loughs of different sizes and a cairn. As with neighbour there are stunning views out to the Atlantic, with the Arran islands being particularly prominent. The recent development of windfarms in the area is very visible and does detract to some degree from the general wilderness feeling accompanying walking in the Bluestacks. I have descended steeply into the Reelan valley on a bearing of 50' towards a yellow roofed building over quite slippy ground, picking up a stream and following it down to a fence and then a road which leads back to the old schoolhouse after 2.5 miles of further walking. I have also decended back to the col with Lavagh More and dropped down to contour around the hill towards the river,forest and the waymarked way which travels down from the Struell Gap - reach road and short walk back to old school house. Part of a fantastic circuit which rates among the best walking i have had the pleasure of doing in this country. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/comment/2339/
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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)
 
After having climbed Lavagh More I descended the .. by murphysw   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Helped By Dry Weather .. by Aidy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
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