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Aghla Mountain Mountain An Eachla A name in Irish
(Ir. An Eachla [DUPN], poss. 'look-out point/prospect') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Hornblendic and sometimes schistose Bedrock

Height: 593m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G89692 98895 This summit has been logged as climbed by 59 members. Recently by: Geansai, Onzy, Ulsterpooka, jimbloomer, simoburn, chalky, kenmoore, kmoore, Aidy, turfymccloud, David-Guenot, Wilderness, eryri, MichelleMc, Vikingr2013
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.161208, Latitude: 54.837721 , Easting: 189692, Northing: 398895 Prominence: 388m,   Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 589643 898884,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AghlMn, 10 char: AghlMntn
Bedrock type: Hornblendic and sometimes schistose, (Metadolerite)

Aghla Mountain is the 306th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/289/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Aghla Mountain in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Sheep's skull pinned to trig pillar on summit
 
A fine outlier of the Bluestacks.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  29 Aug 2013
Aghla may be approached from a number of routes. Parking may be found outside the local GAA club the the south western end of Lough Finn. ( Point 891 006 A) Continue along the road/track past a house and through a gate, past an old abandoned cottage. You will see a broad grassy area here on your right. Head directly across this and begin to ascend the steep slope, although going is mostly firm underfoot. Continue directly south until you reach about 350m ascent where you will see a deep gully to your left. The slope then becomes steeper, but there are a couple of routes you can take, either following the gully to the top, although this can be wet in patches, or ascending through a gap to the right which will take you to 400m height. After 450m the climb eases considerably and as you make the final approach to the summit you will have to do a bit of ascending and then descending across a somewhat rolling landscape doted with a few tiny loughs. The top is marked by a trip pillar at the northern end, sitting atop a long rocky ridge. Roughly 1 hour 20 minutes for ascent. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/289/comment/5049/
 
PART 1. Climbed 29.5.05, basing walk on that desc .. by gerrym   (Show all for Aghla Mountain)
 
Decided to climb Aghla via alternative route from .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Aghla Mountain)
 
Steep Ascent From The North .. by Aidy   (Show all for Aghla Mountain)
 
Though not marked on the OS map, the highest poin .. by csd   (Show all for Aghla Mountain)
 
PART 2. There are some monster views from the sum .. by gerrym   (Show all for Aghla Mountain)
 
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