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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,
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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 place has been logged as visited by 81 members. Recently by: Lauranna, thomas_g, colmscully, hivisibility, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, Cobhclimber, Krumel, delboyir, chalky, melohara, jasonmc, eoghancarton, ckilm, colmocnoc
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Longitude: -7.512973, Latitude: 53.083803 , Easting: 232619, Northing: 203693 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 632628 703799,   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 503rd 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)
 
Start from the carpark at N 306 023 D which .. by simon3   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
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murphysw on Baunreaghcong, 2007
by murphysw  3 May 2007
Climbed this today (3/5/07), in very pleasant sunny conditions. Parked at 'The Cut' carpark at N297045 F. From here it was a very easy, pleasant, if somewhat monotonous tramp to the summit of Barna at N311040 G, a 500m+ peak that isn't included on this list. Its summit is marked by a small mound with a stick stuck in it! From here its another easy walk across the slighly soggy col to the unadorned summit of Baunreaghcong, and I'm agreeing with madfrankie that the nondescript mound is the summit. There are nice views over the Ridge of Capard, though on the way back you have the aerials of Wolftrap Hill in view. Really easy going, though your feet can occasionally disappear in holes. I guess it could be a bit of a slog in the depths of Winter. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/438/comment/2681/
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Following on from the posts on Wolftrap Mountain .. by darrenf   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
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