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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Mweelrea, 814m
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Mweelrea Mountain Maol Réidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Maol Réidh [GE], 'bald hill with the smooth top') County Highpoint of Mayo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 814m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78983 66810 This summit has been logged as climbed by 671 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, erun, Helenha, oldpragmatist, danifergie87, wjnunan, Fergal Meath, IainT, Lauranna, Murray-Tucker, salford7, Philhanson, johncromie, declanohagan, amgall
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Longitude: -9.830358, Latitude: 53.63724 , Easting: 78983, Northing: 266810 Prominence: 779m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 478959 766828,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mwlr, 10 char: Mweelrea
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Mweelrea is the highest mountain in Connacht.   Mweelrea is the highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 35th highest in Ireland. Mweelrea is the highest point in county Mayo.

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A great circuit from north of Doo Lough down to t .. by djouce   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mweelrea in area Mweelrea Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking towards Killary harbour
 
Gar on Mweelrea, 2005
by Gar  6 Aug 2005
Parked just past the Pink house in Dadreen, west of Mweelrea. If you can see the beach at Carrickwee then turn around and park at the first available parking spot. From here there is an access path following a stream which saves you climbing over a couple of fences. This leads you directly to the base of Mweelrea. Round trip time in great weather was 4 hours. This seems to be a much easier hike than coming from the Delphi side but is probably not as spectacular. It's the easiest way to the peak and is really just a bit of a boring bog hop but the view from the top is incredible. Could see all the Bens to the south and Croagh Patrick in the distance. Next time I'll do the horseshoe from Delphi. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/1860/
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A Western Gem .. by ablighe   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
The big one!!! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Tried the western approach to Mweelrea starting f .. by liame   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Sunday 17 April 2011 .. by jkforde   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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