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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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Crocknafarragh Mountain Cnoc na bhFaircheach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na bhFaircheach [OSI], 'hill of the [obscure element]') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 517m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B87809 16752 This summit has been logged as climbed by 29 members. Recently by: simoburn, chalky, Wilderness, Onzy, kenmoore, kmoore, jarekmajkusiak, turfymccloud, David-Guenot, Garmin, madfrankie, ahendroff, Colin Murphy, pocarbuile, gerrym
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Longitude: -8.191272, Latitude: 54.998079 , Easting: 187809, Northing: 416752 Prominence: 172m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 587761 916737,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcknf, 10 char: Crcknfrgh
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Crocknafarragh is the 513th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/418/
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A panorama of NW highlights. .. by group   (Show all for Crocknafarragh)
A commanding viewpoint .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Crocknafarragh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crocknafarragh in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking over summit cairn towards Croaghgorms
eflanaga on Crocknafarragh, 2006
by eflanaga  30 May 2006
Climbed 29-05-06. The limited attention given to Crocknalarragh ( ? Crocknafarragh on OS map) over the course of this website’s lifetime is understandable given its relative isolation from the more alluring and illustrious neighbours in the vicinity. I planned a circuit to take in the two minor Grogan’s so as to avoid a linear route. The starting point for the walk was at IB 83874 18575 G (St Patrick’s Church). As you enter Croithlí (Crolly) take first left after filling station and before bridge/pub. Pass a quarry (left) on this narrow (waymarked) road before rounding a corner where you will see the church which is painted green. There is ample parking opposite. About 10 metres past end of the car park there is a track rising up on the left past small ruin. Take track, leaving it after about 120 metres & make for obvious gap in ridge. Here a fairly well worn path alongside stream will take you up onto height. Took bearing of 120SW up and over heather covered slope. Going relatively easy following sheep tracks. Emerged on height about 100m north of Loch Nabuckan. Decided to veer off course a little further north so as to approach Grogan More summit along ridge. Cairn at IB85612 18463 H and summit (OS) another 200m further on at IB85708 18248 I. Most of the route’s climbing is taken care of by this stage. Was going to detour to Grogan Beg but it didn’t appear to be particularly significant so instead took a bearing of 136 SE to Spot Ht 503, initially dropping onto broad col littered with peat hags. Negotiation of these was not too difficult although in wetter weather the detour to Grogan Beg may be advisable. Climb to spot height 503 IB 87396 16867 J is easy. A short drop passing north of Loch Mullincrick and an equally short climb brings you to summit cairn (GPS reading 520m) a few hundred metres to the east. Wonderful views all around, particularly north-east to Errigal over Glentornan & Dunlewey loughs. Return route took me back past Spot Ht 503 then a bearing of 266W to Spot Ht 409 followed by 276WNW, dropping into deep burn and crossing stream after about 800m before joining lane at Loch Caol (reservoir). Pleasant walk along lane to car park. 3.5 hours total. While, aesthetically, Crocknafarragh doesn’t have a lot going for it I enjoyed this walk/route although probably best tackled in reasonably dry weather, particularly if negotiating the peat hag strewn col. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/418/comment/2356/
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Easy ascent for a nice tour with stunning views .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Crocknafarragh)
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