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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 686 members. Recently by: DeltaP, Golly, DaveMc, Aidy, johnballinger, strangeweaver, msammon, odonovansf, clacon, Niamhq, Daingean, Juanita, bryanjbarry, annemariebbrenna, Hadleigh
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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 34th highest in Ireland. Mweelrea is the second most westerly summit in the Mweelrea Mountains area. Mweelrea is the highest point in county Mayo.

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This is a view of the corrie and The Ramp taken f .. by rmilne   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Very wet and fairly steep approach from the lay-b .. by moosecollar   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Went up the gully just below the ramp, was very c .. by peterkerry   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
General summary of climb
by Pstan  23 Jan 2011
I climbed Mweelrea on Saturday 22/01/11, from the East side at L82820 69529 A, accessed between Doo Lough and Glencullin Lough. Its a very good workout to the top and the view at the top is very rewarding. I note there is alot of text on this mountain already so I wont go into much detail. In summary, you follow the nearby stream up to a plateau. From here you have to loop around, from left to right, up a valley, if thats what it is called!! This is a tough climb, you`ll feel a nice burn on your quads. After this climb you get up a height of about 700m, which you will think must be near the summit. However, you must swing a left to find the summit, which takes about 45/50 mins from here. You`ll have to head down to about 640m and back up to the summit. The views on the way to the summit are unreal. Enjoy. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/6211/
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Climbed Mweelrea this Summer - great weather goin .. by collinsr   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Climbed Mweelrea this Summer - same climb as prev .. by collinsr   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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