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Silver Hill Mountain Cruach an Airgid A name in Irish
also Croaghanarget an extra name in English
(Ir. Cruach an Airgid [OSI], 'stack of the silver') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 600m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G90655 91281 This summit has been logged as climbed by 74 members. Recently by: IainT, madeleineblue, Terry-Parker, Wildrover, glencree, David-Guenot, Ulsterpooka, Aidy, MichaelE, Docrallying, jimbloomer, melohara, simoburn, garrettd, kenmoore
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.145974, Latitude: 54.769345 , Easting: 190655, Northing: 391281 Prominence: 155m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 590606 891271,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvrHl, 10 char: Silver Hil
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Also known as Croaghanarget [PWJ], which is the name of the townland.   Silver Hill is the 288th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/278/
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Silver lining .. by group   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
Started walk at IG88651 88712 F (210m) at Di .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Silver Hill in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
 
csd on Silver Hill, 2004
by csd  16 Aug 2004
Coming from Glenties, we turned off the Ballybofey road and parked beside a sheep pen at G8956 9297 K, where there's room for one car. After backtracking on foot for about 100m, we left the road at a gate on the left and followed the track up the side of Silver Hill, which starts by the stream at the bottom of the field. The track peters out eventually, but gives you a good start up Silver Hill. There are no fewer than three separate cairns adorning the summit area, I reckoned the one at 90653 91281 L was the highest, which seems to agree with the co-ordinates on MV. The picture shows this cairn and the view NW. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/278/comment/1086/
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Every hill has its silver lining - my last VL .. by garrettd   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
Climbed Sunday 29.5.05. Parked at chapel on Glent .. by gerrym   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
This view of the cairn also shows the wind turbin .. by csd   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
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