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Croaghbane Mountain An Chruach Bhán A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Chruach Bhán [PDT], 'white stack') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G97853 91071 This place has been logged as visited by 106 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, killyman1, johncromie, oldpragmatist, Peter Walker, IainT, Lauranna, Wildrover, ckilm, fingal, Ulsterpooka, ColinCallanan, trostanite, melohara, FiachDubh
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Longitude: -8.034092, Latitude: 54.767542 , Easting: 197853, Northing: 391071 Prominence: 76m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 597806 891062,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghbn, 10 char: Croaghbane
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Situated on the boundary of the townlands of Edergole, Cronakerny and Crolack. Name from J. Glover.   Croaghbane is the 214th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghbane in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Croaghbane summit cairn
 
Granite and Water
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, CaptainVertigo,  28 Mar 2014
Turn south off the Ballybofey / Glenties road and enter the Reelan River Valley, where you will see a sign for Slí na Finne. Room for 6-8 cars at the Old School G95935 94116 A. There is an alternate parking spot just across the bridge for a couple of cars at G963 93. From there walk east a few metres and turn south descending towards the Reelan River along Sli na Finne. Cross the bridge and almost straight away turn east and follow the boggy wet track up to the ruined cottage, where you turn south and head up Glascarns Hill (from where there is a short hop to Croaghbane). Once a fence is crossed after the ruined cottage is left behind, the conditions underfoot improve and the main theme is rock - slabs and boulders. The incline is not particularly challenging and the views quickly open up in all directions, especially back to the north and to the east. Glascarns Hill is worth a stop, and in fact is just a couple of metres short of qualifying as an Arderin. Croaghbane itself has a broad summit full or boulders and rock. Lough Aduff can be very charming. Croaghbane is the ideal start point for the Bluestack 5 Arderins. Magnificient views. 1.5 hours car to top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/209/comment/4969/
 
Climbed at the end of April as first mountain in .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghbane)
 
Gateway to Bluestacks 5 .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Croaghbane)
 
A fabulously intricate climb with huge diversity .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Croaghbane)
 
Climbed June 8th - From my camp site just short .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Croaghbane)
 
This is a panoramic view of the Bluestacks as see .. by padodes   (Show all for Croaghbane)
 
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