Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any mountain area or any detail feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill or mountain
Videos


Users Online:
Guests online: 73
Recent Contributions

Route to Claggan NE Top

Slievemore Circuit

Farbreague: from Arderin

Tonelagee: Fore!!!

Brandon Hill: Grand on Brandon!

Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.

Croaghmoyle: Easy walk up to great views

Ben of Howth: Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour

Carrigroe: Sea of cloud

Slieve Binnian - more track work ?

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Rating graphic.
Croaghconnellagh Mountain Cruach Conallach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Conallach [SOD], 'stack of the Cenél Conaill') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Leucogranite and porphyritic aplogranite Bedrock

Height: 523m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H02300 86300 This summit has been logged as climbed by 47 members. Recently by: shaunkelly, Ulsterpooka, Onzy, Colin Murphy, On-the-hills, simoburn, chalky, eamonoc, Fergalh, Wilderness, killyman1, DaveClinton, Iamcan, dr_banuska, eryri
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.965087, Latitude: 54.724685 , Easting: 202300, Northing: 386300 Prominence: 268m,   Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 602249 886292,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghcn, 10 char: Crghcnlgh
Bedrock type: Leucogranite and porphyritic aplogranite, (Barnesmore Granite, G3 varieties of sheet complex)

The prominent hill to the east of the Gap, near Lough Mourne, is Croaghonagh, or Cruach Eoghanach, signifying the western boundary of Cenel or Tír Eoghain, while the hill facing it on the western side is Croaghconnelagh or Cruach Conallach, the frontier of Tír Chonaill (www.donegallibrary.ie).   Croaghconnellagh is the 498th highest summit in Ireland. Croaghconnellagh is the second most southerly summit in the Bluestack Mountains area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/408/
COMMENTS for Croaghconnellagh 1 of 1
From the Barnes River valley at the foot of Croag .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
My Childhood Ideal Of A Mountain .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
caution advised! .. by Ben Quinn   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghconnellagh in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A selection of the multiplicity of cairns at the summit.
 
Tough but impressive top
by Colin Murphy  31 Aug 2015
There's no easy way up this hill as it is pretty isolated from everything around it in terms of elevation and pretty much every side of it is steep. In fact some approaches are precipitous. I had the misfortune to have to climb it from the NW after a day's weary bagging and was faced with a 350m steep ascent to round off my walk. I approached from Croaghanirwore and began ascending from the Barnes River at H005 868 B. The initial bit was ok, although there is a lot of knee-length grass to contend with. After a few hundred metres the slope steepens and more rocks and boulders appear. The ground finally eases at about 470m elevation. The summit is difficult to identify and there are multiple points marked by cairns, although the one my GPS led me to was at least 10m below another cairn. Suggest you visit the lot to be sure, to be sure! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/408/comment/18278/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
(End of comment section for Croaghconnellagh.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here
MountainViews.ie Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1200 Contributors.