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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)
 
Parked just past the Pink house in Dadreen, west .. by Gar   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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)
 
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by jkforde  21 Apr 2011
Did Mweelrea again on Sunday - from the north end of Doo Lough into Coum Dubh, up the ramp, over to summit, back over north around the ridge to Ben Lugmore East and then down a steep grassy slope to the salmon weir at the south end of the lake.

Twas a fantastic 6 hour walk! I have a good GPX track if anyone wants one (by the way, tracked using ViewRanger app on a Nokia E52 with OSI 50k mapping - the app and mapping aren't free but well worth it).

Now, must do the Sheeffys again soon for the view into Coum Dubh opposite.... :) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/6306/
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