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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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Mount Leinster Mountain Stua Laighean A name in Irish
(Ir. Stua Laighean [OSI], 'prince or warrior of Leinster') County Highpoint of Carlow & Wexford, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 794.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S82656 52533 This summit has been logged as climbed by 520 members. Recently by: Daingean, Juanita, colmscully, timmyc, Magsamillion, ShaunDunne, annemariebbrenna, LorraineG, AlyKearns, davsheen, MountainBoy, Hadleigh, tphase, paulmcquaid, bigmac63
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Longitude: -6.780362, Latitude: 52.618157 , Easting: 282656, Northing: 152534 Prominence: 706.42m,   Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 682587 652578,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntLns, 10 char: MntLnstr
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Mount Leinster is not the highest peak in the province of Leinster. That distinction belongs to Lugnaquillia, but Mount Leinster is the highest outside Wicklow. Due to the transmitter mast, there is a road to the top. There is also a substantial cairn on summit. On the saddle connecting to Slievebawn is a stone alignment called the Nine Stones (though there are actually ten).   Mount Leinster is the highest mountain in the Blackstairs Mountains area and the 45th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford.

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I had plans for climbing Mt. Leinster from Bunclo .. by johnsoc4   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
Climbing to Mount Leinster, a walk organised by t .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
Mount Leinster in March, the last snow has almost .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
Climbed Mount Leinster as part of a horse shoe. W .. by sbender   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
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Picture: Looking south toward Blackstairs mtn.
 
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by scannerman  31 May 2016
Climbed Mt Leinster by way of the road again today. Nice hike in fine weather and superb views atop. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/18527/
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On Saturday 11th October myself Aideen and her hu .. by Audi-Anne   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
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