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Lough Curra Mtn Mountain Tipperary County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 600.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R86920 24213 This summit has been logged as climbed by 156 members. Recently by: IainT, liz50, rayw, tommccarthy, strangeweaver, ahogan, Danicole, odonogc, t.jay, PeakPaul, Oileanach, delboyir, eamonoc, Wildrover, Alatar
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.192759, Latitude: 52.369787 , Easting: 186921, Northing: 124214 Prominence: 23.05m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 586873 624264,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LghCrM, 10 char: LghCrMtn
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Lough Curra Mtn is the 286th highest summit in Ireland.

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This really in an honorary mountain, given its sm .. by simon3   (Show all for Lough Curra Mtn)
Its a pity i didn't have time to wander in here a .. by murphysw   (Show all for Lough Curra Mtn)
I did this as part of a Cush-Lough Curra double w .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Lough Curra Mtn)
Gentle enough hike. Lots of sheep en-route and no .. by kkuss   (Show all for Lough Curra Mtn)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lough Curra Mtn in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Is it a lough? Is it a mountain? No, its...
by madfrankie  23 Jan 2011
Approaching from the north (Aherlow), there is place to park at the end of a lane at R869 273 A, space for one or two cars. A track (difficult to follow initially) ascends Slievecushnabinnia's eastern slopes, crossing the remains of a barrow, and continuing along a post-marked track that gets more bouldery as the terrain steepens.
Lough Curra Mountain (600m) is an anomaly. It doesn't really feel like a 'mountain' but on the other hand, it does fullfill the criteria to be on he Vandeleur-Lynam list - 600m and over with 15m of prominence.
Perhaps one idea might be to rename it 'Lough Curra Top'?
Nevertheless this is an impressive amphitheatre, and well worth the visit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/277/comment/6208/
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30 years farming, the same time I have been walki .. by Jimmy Barry   (Show all for Lough Curra Mtn)
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