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Achill/Corraun Area   Corraun Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Corraun Hill East Top Mountain For origin of name, see Corraun Hill. Mayo County, in Arderin List, Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock Bedrock

Height: 541m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L77736 96118 This summit has been logged as climbed by 70 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, simoburn, melohara, frankmc04, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd, Onzy, leader1, murphyman, Oileanach, fingalscave
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Longitude: -9.860805, Latitude: 53.900124 , Easting: 77736, Northing: 296118 Prominence: 506m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 477712 796130,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrnHlE, 10 char: CrnHlEstTp
Bedrock type: Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock, (Maam Formation)

Note that this peak is higher than Corran Hill itself. It was the tradition for local children to gather bilberries on the mountain, and also another kind of small white berry called caora aitinn, which were bottled in whikey, buried, and kept as remedies for ailments. This took place on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') or Domhnach Chrom Dubh [MacNeill, 191-92]. Previously Cullydoo in MV.   Corraun Hill East Top is the 441st highest summit in Ireland. Corraun Hill East Top is the second most easterly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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A simple straightforward route to the top .. by group   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
Of tractors and wasps .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corraun Hill East Top in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Looking NE to Knockletragh from the shoulder of Corraun Hill East Top.
 
Mist, mist and more mist!
by Harry Goodman  26 Oct 2011
Climbed Corraun Hill East Top on Wed 12 Oct 2011 as part of a round that also included Corraun Hill (See my comments on Corraun Hill for first part of the route). From the broad saddle (Pt 421) we went E very gently uphill to a cairn at L7683995608. We then took a slight change of direction and went NE over increasingly stoney ground, past a series of cairns, to the summit cairn at L7773796118. Continuing thick mist ensured we had no views and made for a sharp turnaround back down SW to the cairn at L7683995608 where we stopped for lunch. As we sat the mist started to lift and quite soon we had views across SW to Achill Beg and NW across the Sound. Before continuing down we went about 200m NW across the hillside to get a view down to the corries and small loughs below the N face of the Plateau (see photo). Although the mist persisted on the tops we were very pleased to have had an opportunity to see for ourselves some of the delights this hill has to offer for a future visit. From L7683995608 we went SW down the long but gentle slope, over varied ground conditions, to the track at L751 948 which we then followed down to the road and back to the start. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/372/comment/6592/
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First a beware that the forest and tracks have ch .. by gerrym   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
Rocky mountain high .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
All of Corraun's summits in 24 hours. .. by garrettd   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
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