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Carnaween Mountain Carn na nÉan A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn na nÉan [SOD*], 'cairn of the birds') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Mylonitic Bedrock

Height: 521m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G87596 89148 This summit has been logged as climbed by 45 members. Recently by: johncromie, Aidy, shaunkelly, scapania, Ulsterpooka, Onzy, murney, simoburn, chalky, garrettd, dodser, Wilderness, Colin Murphy, Fergalh, pmeldrum
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.193409, Latitude: 54.750119 , Easting: 187596, Northing: 389148 Prominence: 166m,   Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 587548 889139,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crnwn, 10 char: Carnaween
Bedrock type: Mylonitic, (Tectonic schist)

Unless Carnaween is a spelling error for Carnaneen, it does not seem to match with the Irish form Carn na nÉan.   Carnaween is the 503rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Simple ascent to fine summit. .. by group   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
Last Sunday I saw Elvis on Carnaween. Read on, un .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
From Silver Hill's second and smaller cairn IG906 .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
(See Silver Hill for first part of walk) From Sil .. by gerrym   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
Approaching Carnaween from the west, Cloghmeen Hi .. by simon3   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carnaween in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Stormy weather over the Bluestacks.
 
Bad Weather Adding Drama To Great Views
by Aidy  14 Jan 2017
I used the commonly taken route from Disert Graveyard (worth a visit in its own right) over ground that was alternatively boggy or pretty steep. It was freezing cold in these parts, with a strong wind and heavy showers, sometimes turning to hail. I was trying a new poncho type thing as a waterproof cover that I hoped would be a quick way of protecting my camera and bag etc as well as myself, and it worked well until I got to the summit where the wind was so strong it completely tore it to shreds! On the face of it, it should have been a miserable enough experience,, but it was actually a brilliant walk. Carnaween presents a shapely profile from nearby summits, and despite the boggy ground, the rocky nature of the top is impressive. There are magnificent views into the rest of the Bluestacks and towards the coast, and the stormy weather and passing showers only added drama to the views. I was well rewarded for venturing out in bad conditions. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/409/comment/18796/
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