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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghonagh, 451m
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Croaghonagh Hill Cruach Eoghanach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Eoghanach [www.donegallibrary.ie], 'stack of the Cenél
Eogain')
Donegal County, in Carn List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 451m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H03800 85400 This summit has been logged as climbed by 28 members. Recently by: sperrinlad, McCrew, McGlynn437, 40Shades, eamonoc, chalky, masiakaBlr, killyman1, Fergalh, Aidy, BogRunner, mark-rdc, cody1, Garmin, juliewoods
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Longitude: -7.941819, Latitude: 54.716591 , Easting: 203800, Northing: 385400 Prominence: 266m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 603748 885392,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg451, 10 char: Crghngh
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Erroneously marked on OS maps as Barnesmore, which is the name of the gap below.   Cruach Eoghanach is the highest hill in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area and the 728th highest in Ireland.

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Access to Cruach Eoghanagh is from the N15 which .. by gerrym   (Show all for Cruach Eoghanach)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Eoghanach in area S Donegal/W Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: 5 minutes from the summit
 
madfrankie on Cruach Eoghanach, 2009
by madfrankie  23 Feb 2009
Anyone who's motored northwards from Donegal town to Ballybofey will have passed Cruach Eoghanach, known locally (if erroneously) as Barnesmore Hill. It's modest height belies a certain statuesqueness, particularly viewed from afar.
If approaching from Donegal town, drive through the Barnesmore Gap and keep an eye out for an unmarked gravel track on the RHS of the road (if you reach a side road signposted Castlederg, you've gone too far). Drive up this track for 0.2 miles and park beside a working quarry. The track to the summit starts at the gate to your right.
The ascent is gradual to start, but steepens about half-way up (keep an eye out for a Coillte sign with a blue arrow, pointing the way).
As you gain height, a vast desolate tract of forested country stretching to the Tyrone border comes into view. After nearly 5 Km (about a brisk hour) you reach the summit, with the usual junkyard paraphenalia of telecommunications equipment. Views include a wind farm not far to the south, and northwards, low lying moorland with only Lough Mourne breaking the bleakness. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/618/comment/3604/
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Short climb to great views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Cruach Eoghanach)
 
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