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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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Staghall Mountain Hill Cró an Locháin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cró an Locháin [OSI], 'sheep-pen or hollow of the little lake') Donegal County, in Carn List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 486m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B97042 18067 This summit has been logged as climbed by 22 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, kmoore, melohara, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, Wilderness, maddien12, turfymccloud, Garmin, Brambler, jmcg, Harry Goodman, Hilltop-Harrier, JoannaS, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.04702, Latitude: 55.010032 , Easting: 197042, Northing: 418067 Prominence: 71m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 596992 918052,   GPS IDs, 6 char: StghMn, 10 char: StghlMntn
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Cró an Locháin is the 605th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cró an Locháin in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking W to Slieve Snaght from Staghall Mt. summit.
 
Wilderness and isolation, yet within easy reach!
by Harry Goodman  9 Jun 2012
I approached Staghall Mt. (Cro an Lochain) from Crockmulroney summit as part of a round of four hills on 4 June 2012. (For earlier part of route see my comments on Crockmulroney.) I went down N over steep and rocky ground to B9675417442 A, where I crossed the Alteann Burn before starting the climb up Staghall Mt. The climb was initially up steep ground through large rocks and then more gradually over an expansive flat topped, peat hagged and rock slabbed plateau. The high point marked by a substantial cairn B9703018074 B. In spite of the flat top to this hill views were excellent, with Errigal and Slieve Snaght prominent to the W and Lough Salt Mt., the Urris Hills and Binnion similarly seen to the E. Both this hill and the next one which I visited, Croaghnasaggart, encompassing as they do large tracts of flatish upland give an impression of wilderness and isolation which is often lacking on many more prominent Irish mountains. From the top I then headed NNE down past the W side of L Naweeloge in search of Croaghnasaggart. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/495/comment/6851/
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eflanaga on Cró an Locháin, 2007
by eflanaga  6 Nov 2007
From Crockmulroney's summit (See for first leg of walk) I descended into Alteann Burn. Terrain on descent was mixture of small peat hags interspersed with large rocks/slabs and long mountain grass. Crossing a stream I climbed steadily to the summit of Staghall (Cró an Locháin). GPS reading here was IB 97042 18067 C – 487m. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/495/comment/2887/
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