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Corcogemore Mountain Corcóg A name in Irish
(Ir. Corcóg [TR], 'cone' or 'beehive') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 609m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: L95259 49147 This summit has been logged as climbed by 207 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, IncaHoots, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, Rory87, David-Guenot, muddyboots, aidand, guestuser, Danger, DesHoulihan, jimbloomer, strangeweaver, Summit2Summit
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Longitude: -9.578451, Latitude: 53.482079 , Easting: 95259, Northing: 249147 Prominence: 221m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 495234 749165,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcgmr, 10 char: Crcgmr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

As Tim Robinson points out, the Ordnance Survey has been incorrectly calling this mountain 'Leckavrea' for a hundred and fifty years. Leckavrea (Ir. Leic Aimhréidh) is the mountain to the E on the other side of Mám Aodha.   Corcóg is the 267th highest summit in Ireland. Corcóg is the most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Maamturks area.

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Corcogemore was our first stop on a 4-top trek to .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Corcóg)
looking down from Corcog at Lake Maumee .. by Silver   (Show all for Corcóg)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corcóg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Looking east from near the summit
paulromanvaas on Corcóg, 2008
by paulromanvaas  7 Apr 2008
We climbed Corcóg on 5th April 2008. We parked at the second layby north of Lake Maumee. The crossing to the first slope was through some boggy peat. We probably didn't take the most sensible route up and found ourselves navigating around some fairly steep crags at Lat53.484966 ALong9.564395 B. This took a long time. Ultimately we started main ascent around Lat53.482561 CLong9.559790 D and continued in a NW direction, keeping in from the edge of those steep crags and then straight W from about Lat53.484426 ELong9.567785 F.
All in all, quite a challenge (we're only beginners), but the fantastic views and wild landscape were a real joy. I'm not sure what the mountain across to the east (seen in my picture) is called, but it looks like a fun climb too.
(My coordinates are taken from Google Earth and don't seem to agree with the automatic conversion to Irish OS coordinates employed by this website): Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/256/comment/3032/
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Start at Maam Cross and follow bog road to Maum. .. by Silver   (Show all for Corcóg)
26.12.04 On top of Corcog looking north .. by Silver   (Show all for Corcóg)
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