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Carnavaddy Hill Carn an Mhadaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn an Mhadaidh [LL], 'cairn of the dog') Louth County, in Carn List, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 475m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 36 Grid Reference: J11309 13836 This summit has been logged as climbed by 114 members. Recently by: emermcloughlin, mgtrose, MichaelG55, stevebullers, bryanmccabe, bryanjbarry, stang, karina, deirdrenig, susanc, sandman1, Ulsterpooka, nioclas, markwallace, davidsloan_1
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Longitude: -6.301285, Latitude: 54.062418 , Easting: 311309, Northing: 313836 Prominence: 80m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 711202 813921,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crnvdy, 10 char: Carnavaddy
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

The summit cairn is indicated as an antiquity on the Discovery map but the summit itself is nameless. The name Carnavaddy is given on the Táin Way map guide. Carrickrawor (An Chreig Ramhar [LL]), Slievetrasna, Slievestucan and the Castle are marked as satellite peaks or slopes of this mountain. Corrakit (Corr an Chait) is a townland to the east, on the north side of the Windy Gap. [OSI]   Carnavaddy is the 643rd highest summit in Ireland.

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From Clermont Cairn (see for previous stage of wa .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Carnavaddy)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carnavaddy in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: The cairn which gives Carnavaddy its name
denise-vosges on Carnavaddy, 2008
by denise-vosges  19 Nov 2008
We climbed Carnavaddy and Clermont Carn on an October Sunday outing that combined 3 methods of transport: train, bike and shank's pony. Taking advantage of the Sunday tracker ticket which allows you to travel anywhere on NI Railways for a fiver, we got the 12 o'clock train from Belfast to Newry. Then a 15km cycle ride along Carlingford Lough to a point just opposite Narrow Water Castle and up the hill to Bavan. Here we hid our bikes and locked them and set off on foot, attacking Carnavaddy from the north. Clear views of the Mournes, Carlingford Lough and Dundalk bay were magnificent. The tranquillity of the scene was momentarily disturbed by some morons on quad bikes, who came in our directions especially to annoy us, but fortunately they hadn't enough fuel for more than one pass before being forced to descend the mountain. From here we headed NW to Clermont Carn, before descending the road back to Bavan, cutting off the big loop. We then pedalled back to Newry in time for the 18.10 train. If you get the 10 o'clock train from Belfast, you can fit even more into your walk! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/531/comment/3451/
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I know this mountain as Carnawaddy, and as far as .. by val jones   (Show all for Carnavaddy)
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