Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Detail Map Features
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
(none available)
Users Online:
simon3, PeakPaul, tomodub
Guests online: 151
Recent Contributions

A Horseshoe of Epic Proportions

Corrin Hill (105)

Illuminating Discovery

Cuipidstown Hill

Half Galtee Crossing - Anglesborough to Cush and back

"Very like a Whale"

Barranisky: Barniskea or Barniskey

The perpetual anti

Gubacarrigan: Coastal Hill

Westaston Hill: The top?

Pic d'Anie

Wild SE Inishmore

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,
Rating graphic.
Croaghaun Hill An Cruachán A name in Irish
Wexford County, in Carn List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 455.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S83426 57608
Place visited by 54 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, melohara, Kiwitrekker, Pepe, Kennyj, jackill, chalky, Dessie1, Geo, millsd1, Fergalh, wwwalker, turfymccloud, eamonoc, Harry Goodman
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.767713, Latitude: 52.663627 , Easting: 283426, Northing: 157608 Prominence: 120m,  Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 683357 657651,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg456, 10 char: Croagha456
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Croaghaun is the 711th highest place in Ireland. Croaghaun is the most northerly summit in the Blackstairs Mountains area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/602/?PHPSESSID=ehblgss4b2jkslo0f8di6mobi7
COMMENTS for Croaghaun 1 of 1
Easy walk with good views of the Blackstairs. .. by group   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
We tackled Croaghaun after completing Greenoge -- .. by csd   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghaun in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Towards Greenoge from Croaghaun
 
madfrankie on Croaghaun, 2010
by madfrankie  30 Mar 2010
At the Corrbut Gap to the south of Croaghaun there's a large litter-strewn car park at point S832568 B. Loads of TV sets have been abandoned here, which is rather pointless - the miscreants could have saved themselves the bother of driving up here by dropping them off at any Powercity or D.I.D.
Having jumped the gate across the road, we walked uphill (north) with the forest edge on our left. After a short while we crossed a forest track but kept going uphill to the underwhelming summit marked by an old wall at a right-angled turn in a forest track. It took about 15 minutes from the car park to the top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/602/comment/4562/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
An undistinguished Top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
(End of comment section for Croaghaun.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.