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Arigna Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 458 metres,   Summits in area: 4,   Maximum prominence for area: 408 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 25, 26 For all tops   Highest summit: Carrane Hill, 458m
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Carrane Hill Hill Cnoc an Chorráin A name in Irish
also Corran an extra name in English
Sligo County, in Carn List, Shale & minor turbiditic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 458m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: G84419 20660 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: jackill, MichaelE, jimbloomer, karlachameleon, maike, mountainmike, Garmin, chalky, eamonoc, Fergalh, millsd1, liz50, Geo, walker26, Trailtrekker
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Longitude: -8.239165, Latitude: 54.134771 , Easting: 184419, Northing: 320660 Prominence: 408m,   Isolation: 5.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 584370 820664,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn458, 10 char: Carane Hil
Bedrock type: Shale & minor turbiditic sandstone, (Dergvone Shale Formation)

Carrane Hill is the highest point in a range of hills known as the Arigna Mountains, or as Braulieve (sometimes Brauslieve) from Ir. Braidshliabh, 'plunder mountain'. The latter name does not appear on OSI maps but is still remembered in the area. These hills straddle the Sligo/Leitrim border, except for a chunk in the south belonging to Roscommon. An early alternative name recorded in Bethu Pátraic (The Life of St. Patrick) is Sliab hÚa n-Ailella, 'mountain of the descendants of Ailill'. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 183-84) for details of the festive assembly on the mountain.   Carrane Hill is the highest hill in the Arigna Mountains area and the 700th highest in Ireland. Carrane Hill is the most northerly summit in the Arigna Mountains area.

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Why does this hill not get more visitors? .. by Trailtrekker   (Show all for Carrane Hill)
The Finest of the Arigna Mountains? .. by three5four0   (Show all for Carrane Hill)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrane Hill in area Arigna Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Carran Hill from SE
simon3 on Carrane Hill, 2009
by simon3  31 Jul 2009
One place to start is G 84081965 D, which is about 1km SW of the summit. There's rich and varied vegetation on the way such as thick rushes and heather. Carran Hill is a scarp which, unusually for Ireland, has its steep cliffy side facing SW.

The picture shows the cliff with the summit cairn. There is also a pipe like trig pillar. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/590/comment/3982/
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A view of the summit cairn. Carran Hill also has .. by simon3   (Show all for Carrane Hill)
Views of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon .. by karlachameleon   (Show all for Carrane Hill)
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