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Mullach Glas Mountain (Ir. Mullach Glas [TR], 'grey/green summit') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 622m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: L93748 49246 This summit has been logged as climbed by 180 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, Peter Walker, IainT, Lauranna, IncaHoots, Martinpeak, Rory87, David-Guenot, muddyboots, aidand, guestuser, Danger, DesHoulihan, jimbloomer, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -9.601389, Latitude: 53.48234 , Easting: 93748, Northing: 249246 Prominence: 87m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 493712 749228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MlchGl, 10 char: MlchGlas
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Mullach Glas is the middle peak in a group of three 600m peaks at the SE end of the Maamturk Mountains. Sometimes called Shannagirah.   Mullach Glas is the 251st highest summit in Ireland. Mullach Glas is the second most southerly summit in the Maamturks area.

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Picture: Mullach Glas from Corcogemore
 
wicklore on Mullach Glas, 2010
by wicklore  27 Feb 2010
Arriving at Corcogemore the view of Mullach Glas to the west opens up. I had downloaded Simon Stewart’s Maumturks walk route onto my gps and I followed the route NW from Corcog before heading W to reach Cruiscin (Mullach Glas NE Top). To head directly west to Mullach Glas from Corcog would mean finding oneself facing tricky steep slopes on the descent and an eventual climb back up to the col, so it’s safer and more efficient to go with Simon’s (and csd’s) route.

In the event I was lucky to have a largely clear day where visibility was excellent. The biggest challenge was not slipping on ice and snow covered rock, and resisting the urge to skid across the various frozen ponds en route! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/4450/
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Picture: Summit area of Mullach Glas.
csd on Mullach Glas, 2010
by csd  23 Feb 2010
Navigation up from Cruiscín is easy, as a row of fence posts (no fence though!) guide you up the obvious path. A little walker-induced erosion at some spots along the way up, but nothing too serious. Unfortunately the clouds stayed down during my short visit to the summit, but the shot shows the cairn and small pond marked on the Harvey map. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/4437/
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csd on Mullach Glas, 2010
by csd  23 Feb 2010
The screenshot shows the route I took from the parking spot mentioned in my Corcóg entry. It's a 10km walk, which took about 4h30. Anyone wanting to use my GPS track as a reference can download it from http://homepage.eircom.net/~csdalton/corcog.gpx Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/4438/
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Picture: Mullach Glas, as seen halfway down from Binn Mhor sior Barr.
A flat summit with sheer cliffs and fine views.
by David-Guenot  8 Jun 2016
Mullach Glas is a fine summit, likely to be tackled on a route which would also include Corcog and Binn Mhor. The summit area is rather flattish, but not too wide, allowing nice views as far as Mweelrea to the N and NE. The ascent from the col with Corcog is pretty steep while coming from Binn Mhor, there are only some 90m of more gentle climbing. There is a fence that runs along the cliffs' edge on that side. You may stick to the N side of the fence, using it as a handrail to follow the cliffs's edge, but care would probably be required at this point under wet conditions. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/18574/
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Silver on Mullach Glas, 2004
by Silver  30 Dec 2004
26.12.04 On top of Mullack Glas and looking over to Binn Mhor. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/1387/
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Silver on Mullach Glas, 2004
by Silver  30 Dec 2004
Mullach Glas 937493 A is between Corcog and Binn Mhor. Climb Corcog and cross little peak known as Cruiscin(follow fencepost). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/239/comment/1385/
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