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Mullaghcarn Mountain Mullach Cairn A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Cairn [DUPN], 'summit of the cairn') Tyrone County, in Arderin List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 542m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H51053 80976 This summit has been logged as climbed by 84 members. Recently by: eejaymm, Cobhclimber, trostanite, ckilm, CaptainVertigo, Lucky1, Ulsterpooka, Gat, IndyMan, davog, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, simoburn, Aidy, Onzy
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Longitude: -7.209429, Latitude: 54.674286 , Easting: 251053, Northing: 380976 Prominence: 377m,   Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 650991 880969,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghcr, 10 char: Mulaghcarn
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Mullaghcarn Formation)

No cairn now remaining, but the top of the hill is stony (OS Memoirs). Cairn Sunday is the last Sunday in July, and the old tradition of climbing Mullaghcarn on this day has recently been revived.   Mullaghcarn is the 438th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghcarn in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bessy Bell on the ascent before the weather turned nasty!
 
Wet and Windy
by dino  24 Aug 2010
I had planned to follow Paddy Dillon's circular route starting and finishing in Gortin village and combining a burn walk, forest and open hillside with some minor road walking. However, my day didn't get off to a good start when I realised in Gortin that I'd left my map and guidebook at home! With the track on my GPS and a reasonable recollection of the route I decided to plough on regardless. However, after approx 0.5km along the burn walk I came to a sign saying that the burn walk was closed and public access forbidden! I returned to the car and made my way to the other end (where there is another sign) figuring I could shorten the route by returning past Gortin Lakes instead of dropping all the way into town. I took a wrong turn in the forest and ended up blocked by deadfall and scrambling up to the road and following that to the start of the forest road. This is easy, if boring, and straight to the summit. About 10mins from the summit the cloud came piling in with heavy rain and strong winds which made for a miserable time at the trigpoint. Continuing on was pointless as I couldn't locate the descent route described by Paddy Dillon in the 20m visibility and without the route guide or map I decided it wasn't the risk and returned back to the car via the forest road and the B48. A total trip of 10km but not very satisfying. If I go back again I will try it in the reverse direction to that which Paddy Dillon suggests. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/371/comment/6052/
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