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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,
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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 This place has been logged as visited by 53 members. Recently by: melohara, Kiwitrekker, Pepe, Kennyj, jackill, chalky, Dessie1, Geo, millsd1, Fergalh, wwwalker, turfymccloud, eamonoc, Harry Goodman, durandii
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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=5vf69828b3lve2tcpdckdp5l04
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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. 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/
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An undistinguished Top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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