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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)
 
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)
 
Tayto on Ridge of Capard, 2009
by Tayto  31 Aug 2009
Did the route from Glenbarrow to Monickview. It lashed rain for the whole day and conditions extremely wet underfoot. No pictures cos couldn't see more than 5 metres. Twas the Summer of '09 ! Do not do this route unless dry spell before hand. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/4068/
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