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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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Just looked at CaptainVertigo's videos of the Mwe .. by brenno   (Show all for Mweelrea)
Stunning scenery. .. by Irishsas   (Show all for Mweelrea)
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mweelrea in area Mweelrea Mountains, Ireland
Picture: the steep east face
great mountain
by scannerman  16 Mar 2012
Climbed up Mweelrea yesterday, a great hill with serious amounts of really steep ground. Very dramatic scenery indeed.
The long walk in from delphi took a couple of hours over rough and often boggy territory but the view of mweelrea's crags smouldering in the mist and cloud certainly kept up the moral.
After a short sojourn to lough lugaloughan we proceeded straight up the south east shoulder and on to the summit. Had some fine views into Killary harbour and down Mweelrea's airy east face but mist and cloud obsured any wider sights of connemara.
Had planned to go down via Lugmore mtn but with heavy cloud decending and lateness of day, we returned the same route.
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Climbing Cloudy Mayo Mountain .. by jimhol53   (Show all for Mweelrea)
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