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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Mackoght Mountain Mac Uchta A name in Irish
also Wee Errigal an extra name in English
(Ir. Mac Uchta [OSI], 'son of the mountain-breast') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 555m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B94018 21474 This summit has been logged as climbed by 179 members. Recently by: Niamhq, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, trostanite, patmoran, RyanLavery, Cobhclimber, maike, Geo, ckilm, Oileanach, wwwalker, Aidy, kmoore
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.094356, Latitude: 55.040608 , Easting: 194018, Northing: 421474 Prominence: 150m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 593968 921458,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mckght, 10 char: Mackoght
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Also known as Wee Errigal. The ucht referred to in Mac Uchta is Errigal itself.   Mackoght is the 403rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Easily dismissed beside the larger Aghlas and Err .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Mackoght)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mackoght in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Aghla More looking volcanic with streaming clouds.
Easy Restart After Involuntary Break In Hillwalking
by Aidy  19 Jan 2016
Started out at the car park on the R251 commonly used for Errigal, then headed up on to the col between Errigal and Mackoght. Straightforward walk from there to the summit. It was my first day out in a long time due to other commitments and a few wintry bugs, so this fit the bill nicely to ease me back in. Visibility was very bad, in thick cloud most of the way up, but at the summit, the clouds seemingly magically parted to give me a glimpse of the view over Lough Altan to Aghla More. After the lower boggy section (so bad that I didn't bother with hiking boots, taking wellies instead) the ground was surprisingly dry, even after our soggy winter, and the mountain has a wonderfully rocky character. A really enjoyable walk, and great to be back at it again. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/349/comment/18426/
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The summit of Mackoght, complete with painted nam .. by csd   (Show all for Mackoght)
Errigal's little brother and well worth a climb. .. by dino   (Show all for Mackoght)
Worth the extra effort .. by joekdp   (Show all for Mackoght)
The poor little runt taken from the big bro! .. by murphysw   (Show all for Mackoght)
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