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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 place has been logged as visited by 46 members. Recently by: Lauranna, johncromie, Aidy, shaunkelly, scapania, Ulsterpooka, Onzy, murney, simoburn, chalky, garrettd, dodser, Wilderness, Colin Murphy, Fergalh
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Longitude: -8.19344, Latitude: 54.750065 , Easting: 187596, Northing: 389148 Prominence: 166m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 587546 889133,   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 504th highest place 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carnaween in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough Carn.
 
simon3 on Carnaween, 2007
by simon3  6 Oct 2007
Approaching Carnaween from the west, Cloghmeen Hill side you will encounter a stretch of the Bluestacks Way. It leaves the valley road to the north at a ruined house around 85178880 G, goes along the crest of the ridge to a stile at around 86818833 H where it then takes off East. As of 2007 there is only a bare trace of a path following the route of the waymarked way.

One way to access the summit and Cloghmeen Hill is to start at the house mentioned.
South of the summit there is the peaceful reed filled water of Carn Lough where this picture was taken. It is surprisingly steep from the Lough to the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/409/comment/2853/
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Bad Weather Adding Drama To Great Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Carnaween)
 
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