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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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Crockfadda Mountain An Cnoc Fada A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cnoc Fada [OSI], 'the long hill') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 529m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B90994 13656 This summit has been logged as climbed by 52 members. Recently by: ckilm, Aidy, kmoore, CaptainVertigo, millsd1, jmcg, markmjcampion, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, simoburn, chalky, kenmoore, David-Guenot, Wilderness, jarekmajkusiak
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.141409, Latitude: 54.970337 , Easting: 190994, Northing: 413656 Prominence: 80m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 590945 913641,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crckfd, 10 char: Crockfadda
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Note that there is another hill of this name between Slieve Snaght and Dooish.   Crockfadda is the 474th highest summit in Ireland.

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Ever met a million rural midges? .. by group   (Show all for Crockfadda)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crockfadda in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Lough Agannive with Lough Atirrive partly visible above & Crockglass rising behind from northern slo
eflanaga on Crockfadda, 2006
by eflanaga  20 Apr 2006
(Climbed April 17th – see Crockfadda North-East Top for previous stage in walk). Leaving Crockfadda North-East Top I started to make my weary way south-west towards my final target. While this straight as the crow flies route was not particularly steep, my knee was beginning to act up again making the 60m descent to a narrow col followed by an 87m climb to Crockfadda’s summit a little more difficult than it should have been. Nevertheless, I reached the top in reasonable time. After taking a few photographs of Crocknafarragh, Crockglass and Lough Atirrive to the north-west, Errigal to the north and Slieve Snaght to the north-east I was ready to make for home. I had only walked about 200m when I was greeted by the start of the heaviest drizzle of the day. This was to make the last leg of the walk somewhat miserable. I decided to follow a route along the course of the Devlin River back to Dunlewey. About ten minutes after leaving Crockfadda’s summit Lough Agannive came into view down below me. I had initially taken a bearing, which would bring me east of Agannive, crossing the stream that feeds the Devlin River from the lough. However, I took a little detour to explore one of the small sandy beaches at the lough’s edge. After crossing the stream I decided to keep to the higher ground west of the river as the going along the riverbank was extremely difficult. I maintained a height of about 300 metres for 1K dropping gradually to a height of approximately 220m before reaching the final descent back down to Dunlewey Old Church. The terrain all along this route is rough and uneven bog. The heavy drizzle and recent heavy rainfall had left the ground extremely wet. This final leg of the walk - from Crockfadda to the Old Church ruins seeming twice as long as the 5.7K it actually was. Cold and tired I reached the height overlooking the church and dropped of the final slope crossing the Devlin River and a small stream by way of stepping stones to rejoin the track and little bridge I had crossed earlier in the day. A short walk brought me back to the car where a litre of water and 500mls of energy drinks was greedily consumed. After all that a two and a half hour drive home left me exhausted but delighted about what had proved to be a fairly challenging but largely enjoyable 14K horseshoe walk in my favourite part of the country. I would thoroughly recommend it – but if possible pick a drier and sunnier day if you can! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/396/comment/2288/
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Fairly easy walk up from the Owencarrow valley ro .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Crockfadda)
Crockfadda will reward you with a great view of t .. by simon3   (Show all for Crockfadda)
Just another top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Crockfadda)
Boggy Top .. by Aidy   (Show all for Crockfadda)
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