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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 666 members. Recently by: wjnunan, Fergal Meath, IainT, Lauranna, Murray-Tucker, salford7, Philhanson, johncromie, declanohagan, amgall, willmg, Damien25, Onzy, Garmin, paddyobpc
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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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brenno on Mweelrea, 2010
by brenno  22 Mar 2010
Just looked at CaptainVertigo's videos of the Mweelrea circuit - an awesome mountain. Have only done Mweelrea from the west side and as others have said it's nowhere near as dramatic an ascent as the circuit from Delphi. Views from the top on a good day are so good as you're going to get anywhere,

After seeing the videos, will aim to climb from the Delphi sometime in the summer, although don't think i'll manage the entire circuit - the Lugmore ridge looked a bit hairy for someone like me who was scared out of his wits on the Beenkeragh ridge in the Reeks.

Great stuff Captain Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/4527/
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