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Leenaun Hill Mountain An Meall Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Meall Dubh [TR*], 'black knoll') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 618m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87400 59300
Place visited by 214 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, glenlecky, Aciddrinker, marymac, Cathal-Kelly, oldpragmatist, Garmin, IainT, strangeweaver, Caoilfionn, marchiggins, caroline1988, Martinpeak, Wendy, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -9.700458, Latitude: 53.571674 , Easting: 87400, Northing: 259300 Prominence: 363m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 487374 759320,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LnnHl, 10 char: Lenaun Hil
Bedrock type: Siltstone & sandstone, (Lough Muck Formation)

Walks: see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 80-85, for a route to the summit from Leenaun village. Sometimes called Bunnaviskaun.   Leenaun Hill is the 256th highest place in Ireland.

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Stunning Views over Leenaun and Killary Harbour .. by group   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
From the top of The Col of Despondancy .. by aburden   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Leenaun Hill in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Leenaun Hill looking West
 
robhoward on Leenaun Hill, 2006
by robhoward  19 Jun 2006
A relatively easy walk without too many rocky sections but rewarding views from the 618 metre summit. We started from the Car Park for the Killary Harbour (Grid Ref 856 624 C) and made our way up the river to the Western Way, but a more sensible way would be to access the Western Way from near (870 620 D)! Left the Western Way at 847 619 F and made our way to the ridge via (851 607 G). Followed the ridge down then up to the summit. Excellent views of the Benchoonas, Kylemore Lough and Lough Fee withy Knockbrack in the distance (see photo). Easiest way down was to follow the line of the sheep fence down the ridge then cut across near the deserted village buildings to access the road at (874 618 H) on the west of the river. Taking it easy and with lots of stops it took us about 7 hours to do the 10 kms! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/2409/
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Starting and ending at 615882 I, just a coup .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
3 of us climbed it from a point 1 mile from Leena .. by emaxwell   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Leenaun Hill summit cairn .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
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