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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 71 members. Recently by: ewen, hivisibility, HeartTrek, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, markmjcampion, Krumel, melohara, arrow, delboyir, colmocnoc, raygreene, mountainmike, simoburn, gmpr40
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Longitude: -7.489714, Latitude: 53.090813 , Easting: 234239, Northing: 204558 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 634180 704590,   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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Feel like a bit of a cheat adding this as a first .. by AnnaK   (Show all for Ridge of Capard)
 
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ridge of Capard in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: View NE to Clarnahinch from the slopes of Baunreaghcong
 
Harry Goodman on Ridge of Capard, 2009
by Harry Goodman  25 Sep 2009
I walked over this top on 11 07 08 on my way out and back to Baunreaghcong along the Ridge of Capard. As far as I can determine Pt 483 on the ridge is known locally as Clarnahinch and not the Ridge of Capard which is really the ridge leading up to it. One written source for this is the EastWest Mapping Guide to the Slieve Bloom Way. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/3233/
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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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