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Moylussa Mountain County Highpoint of Clare, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Fine & some coarser greywacke Bedrock

Height: 531.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: R64844 75928 This summit has been logged as climbed by 215 members. Recently by: Franky, theredyin, Lauranna, maike, AdrianneB, ciaranr, declanohagan, William-J, johnballinger, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, Mushhaze, mlmoroneybb, Joshua3, Hadleigh
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.522358, Latitude: 52.833506 , Easting: 164845, Northing: 175928 Prominence: 501.64m,   Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 564802 675967,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Myls, 10 char: Moylussa
Bedrock type: Fine & some coarser greywacke, (Slieve Bernagh Formation)

Two tops of same height, the second at R651755. This is the highest point in Co. Clare.   Moylussa is the third highest mountain in the Shannon area and the 466th highest in Ireland. Moylussa is the highest point in county Clare.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/390/
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I can see Clarely now .. by hazyview   (Show all for Moylussa)
PIPERS INN NO LONGER THERE!!!!! .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Moylussa)
Hugh Potential for Clare .. by cgrif   (Show all for Moylussa)
walker_hollick on Moylussa, 2004
by walker_hollick  13 Sep 2004
I climbed from the east. Park in a layby on the west side of Lough Derg, about a mile or two
north of Killaloe. Follow markers for East Clare Way through forestry plantations. When the East
Clare Way turns left and sharply downhill, continue straight ahead and look out for a firebreak on the right before the track starts going downhill. Walk along the firebreak which ends very quickly
in a clearing. You then need to turn right to find a rough track which goes uphill between newly planted trees and mature forest. At the end of the track go through a double gate and follow a fence uphill through moorland. After a few minutes cross the fence and bear left uphill to reach the summit. This is marked by a variety of poles of different lengths and what appears to be the remains of a corrugated iron shed.

Overall a rather tedious route - I suspect there are better ways of reaching the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/390/comment/1179/
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This was the first time I attempted a Hill or Mou .. by PaddyOBrien   (Show all for Moylussa)
The top of Moylussa is flat, boggy and non-descri .. by aidand   (Show all for Moylussa)
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