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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,
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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 place has been logged as visited by 688 members. Recently by: dodser, Cathal-Kelly, DeltaP, Golly, DaveMc, Aidy, johnballinger, strangeweaver, msammon, odonovansf, clacon, Niamhq, Daingean, Juanita, bryanjbarry
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Longitude: -9.830313, Latitude: 53.637241 , Easting: 78983, Northing: 266810 Prominence: 779m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 478962 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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I have read much about Mweelrea and have seen her .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
weedavie on Mweelrea, 2008
by weedavie  12 Mar 2008
Unlike Cra I've problems with murphysw's approach. I'm glad he's written it, it's definitely a point of view. But speaking as an essentially timid character, I don't want someone frightening me in advance, my imagination is up to the job on its own. My friends are used to me staring like a frightened rabbit along a ridge where I've read an over-realistic description. I always get along it but they get fed up with the whining. Mweelrea is big, beautiful and challenging and there are numerous points where care is required. But I'd not hesitate to recommend it to anyone who was halfway competent, solo or otherwise. You should feel you're up to navigation in mist before you do it but that can be true of far easier hills. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/2997/
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Just looked at CaptainVertigo's videos of the Mwe .. by brenno   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Stunning scenery. .. by Irishsas   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
phone found! .. by MariaP   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
great mountain .. by scannerman   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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