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Slieve Bloom Area
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,   Summits in area: 12,   Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 For all tops   Highest summit: Arderin, 527m
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Baunreaghcong Mountain Laois County, in Arderin List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 509m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N32619 03693 This summit has been logged as climbed by 78 members. Recently by: hivisibility, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, Cobhclimber, Krumel, delboyir, chalky, melohara, jasonmc, eoghancarton, ckilm, colmocnoc, simoburn, gmpr40, muschi
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Longitude: -7.51398, Latitude: 53.083142 , Easting: 232619, Northing: 203693 Prominence: 74m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 632561 703725,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnrghc, 10 char: Bnrghcng
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

There is a townland named Baunreagh in the parish of Offerlane. The name of this peak appears to be the same, with cúng, 'narrow' added.   Baunreaghcong is the third highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 537th highest in Ireland. Baunreaghcong is the second most easterly summit in the Slieve Bloom area. Baunreaghcong is the second highest point in county Laois.

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Attained from the Glenbarrow car park (G.R.369 08 .. by milo   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
I walked out to Baunreaghcong on 13 07 08 from a .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
Baunreaghcong is one of those hills where you hav .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
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simon3 on Baunreaghcong, 2002
by simon3  16 Nov 2002
Start from the carpark at N 306 023 D which is near the fine stone Monicknew Bridge. Walk up a forest track to the north east of this, which takes you along the south east side of the Delour River. On the day that I did this, it was a frothing brown torrent. Follow the mountain track until you reach a gap in the forest (at around N 322 030 E) with open moorland to your left. The summit was flat, like the other 500m summits in the Slieve Blooms so I include a picture of the thick peat with miniature waterfall that was evident at the point where you start onto the moorland to reach the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/438/comment/222/
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Climbed this today (3/5/07), in very pleasant sun .. by murphysw   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
Following on from the posts on Wolftrap Mountain .. by darrenf   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
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