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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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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 place has been logged as visited by 75 members. Recently by: 40Shades, Schweppee, thomas_g, ShaunDunne, ewen, hivisibility, HeartTrek, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, markmjcampion, Krumel, melohara, arrow, delboyir, colmocnoc
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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 615th highest place 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ridge of Capard in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Capard in the foreground, Baunreaghcong behind.
 
csd on Ridge of Capard, 2009
by csd  4 Jan 2009
I approached this from the SE, from the entrance to the forest tracks at N308 023 A. It's a straightforward matter of following the tracks up to about N344 040 B and then heading north for the summit. This route minimises the lift-the-legs-over-heather that would otherwise be required. Capard is the usual "rounded-dome" Slieve Blooms summit. My picture shows the view in the opposite direction to AnnaK's. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/3505/
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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)
 
Old friend .. by ewen   (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)
 
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