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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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Ridge of Capard Hill Laois County, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 483m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N34239 04558 This summit has been logged as climbed by 69 members. Recently by: HeartTrek, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, markmjcampion, Krumel, melohara, arrow, delboyir, colmocnoc, raygreene, mountainmike, simoburn, gmpr40, Moneenman, tsheehy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.488845, Latitude: 53.091061 , Easting: 234239, Northing: 204558 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 634238 704618,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RdgofC, 10 char: RdgofCprd
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Ridge of Capard is the 614th highest summit in Ireland. Ridge of Capard is the most easterly summit and also the second most northerly in the Slieve Bloom area. Ridge of Capard is the third highest point in county Laois.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ridge of Capard in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: View north across Glenbarrow
AnnaK on Ridge of Capard, 2007
by AnnaK  10 May 2007
Feel like a bit of a cheat adding this as a first comment as clearly everybody who's climbed Baunreaghcong has come this way. Even though the walk is easy and part of the Slieve Bloom way, and the Slieve Blooms are not exactly alpine, you do get a magnificent view over the midlands. It's a nice easy walk (if a bit damp). This picture was taken in June 2005. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/2692/
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I approached this from the SE, from the entrance .. by csd   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
Following on from other comments, I'm surprised n .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
I walked over this top on 11 07 08 on my way out .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
Took in Ridge of Capard as part of an overall loo .. by darrenf   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
Did the route from Glenbarrow to Monickview. It .. by Tayto   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
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