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Claragh Mountain Hill Clárach A name in Irish
(Ir. Clárach [Oxford Irish Quotations], ‘flat-topped (mountain)’) Cork County, in Carn List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 452m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W24990 89067 This summit has been logged as climbed by 47 members. Recently by: mountainmike, amgall, tommccarthy, melohara, conormcbandon, brendevlin, eamonoc, saltbeast, Cobhclimber, CaminoPat, Fergalh, noca13, chalky, muddyboots, guestuser
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Longitude: -9.094096, Latitude: 52.049014 , Easting: 124990, Northing: 89067 Prominence: 128m,   Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 524956 589125,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClrgMn, 10 char: ClrghMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Mentioned in the saying 'Ceo ar Mhuisire is Clárach lom, an comhartha soininne is fearr ar domhan', 'Mist on Mushera and Claragh is the best sign of good weather in the world'. There is a hill-fort on the summit of Claragh.   Claragh Mountain is the 722nd highest summit in Ireland. Claragh Mountain is the most northerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Claragh Mountain in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Claragh in the center as seen from Musheramore
 
Vantage point for the plains of Cork
Short Summary created by jackill,  21 Jan 2012
Park on the saddle W23626 87990 A , a forest entrance with room for 2 or 3 cars, and hop the fence into a hill field. Cross farmland for about a kilometer scattered with glacial deposits, following the fence line to the right. Cross a wire fence as terrain turns to rough mountain covered by brown heather. There is an Iron cross near the summit which was erected in 2000 and expansive views of Cork and Kerry , mountains and plains, bog and grassland run away from you on all sides. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/5374/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Claragh Mountain in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Snow on Caherbarnagh from Claragh summit
A quick loop with fine views.
by thomas_g  27 Jan 2012
Park at W274884 B at a wide gateway (room for 4 cars). Follow the Duhallow way NW past an old ruined manor house soon reaching a wood. Follow the trail markers for Claragh loop which brings you to eastern side of Claragh (W260890 C). A slippery (in Jan) but easy climb along the line of the fence to the cross awaits (which is not at the top so it can be seen from Millstreet). Continue on to the summit trig point and mound of rocks for fine views of Caherbarnagh, Musheramore and Mullaghanish. Continue west down the slope to rejoin the Duhallow way and follow it north to contour around the mountain and back to the wood where you started your climb up. About 10k - 2.5 hours at a moderate pace. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/6665/
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mart on Claragh Mountain, 2007
by mart  9 May 2007
ake the road lading towards Claragh near Millstreet townhall car park (beside Centra). After a short while the road
bends right at a grotto, and a lane runs uphill to the left, curling around a broadleaf wood. Follow the lane for
about half-mile until you find a good track to the right, which should be signposted as Duhallow trail/Blackwater trail.
This winds along the edge of the woods, and will lead to Kerry, but you should notice an obvious path heading off to the left towards Claragh proceeding around another block of planted forestry. The path goes north and then west until you come to an entrance onto the open hillside with very little left of the mountain to climb. The views are good, the journey is pleasant most of the way and the effort is small. A cross decorates the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/2690/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Claragh Mountain in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Mullaghanish to the left and and Caherbarnagh to the right from the Summit
 
jackill on Claragh Mountain, 2009
by jackill  22 Nov 2009
Park at the saddle W23626 87990 and hop the fence onto a hill field. I crossed about a kilometer of glacial deposits, following the fence line to the right ,covered in grasses and sometimes rushes with all manner of rocks strewn about. As I crossed over the final wire fence the terrain turned to rough mountain covered by brown heather. There is an Iron cross near the summit which was erected in 2000 and expansive views of Cork and Kerry , mountains and plains, bog and grassland run away from you on all sides. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/4279/
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