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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Carron Mountain Hill Limerick County, in Carn List, Red sandstone & some conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 446.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R60749 17751 This summit has been logged as climbed by 42 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, madfrankie, Jamessheerin, peter1, Wildrover, conormcbandon, eamonoc, simoburn, Fergalfavier, ciarraioch, GSheehy, omurchu, thomasgaffney, frankmc04
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Longitude: -8.576228, Latitude: 52.310462 , Easting: 160749, Northing: 117751 Prominence: 75m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 560707 617803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn447, 10 char: CrnMntn447
Bedrock type: Red sandstone & some conglomerate, (Poulgrania Sandstone Formation)

Carron Mountain is the 739th highest summit in Ireland. Carron Mountain is the most westerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carron Mountain in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the south.
 
The most westerly Ballyhouras
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  19 Jul 2015
From the west park at R58178 18377 A which is forest car park reached over a rough forest road from the public road. There is parking for at least 10 cars here. The OS 1:50k accurately shows tracks which you can follow to reach Carron and Little Carron.
From the east park at R66277 16805 B, however there is barely room to park one car here at the roadside. A better option might be to park at R66494 16799 C and walk to the start.
Follow the track up to Long mountain and Seefin and then down to join the Ballyhoura way.
Follow the generally good track over the bog to Little Carron and then follow a good track west to the summit of Carron marked by a pile of stones.
There are good views over the surrounding countryside. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/653/comment/5412/
 
Carron - access .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Carron Mountain)
 
Stop digging!! .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Carron Mountain)
 
After Little Carron I continued on the Ballyhoura .. by jackill   (Show all for Carron Mountain)
 
The walk from Little Carron to Carron mountain is .. by enoonan   (Show all for Carron Mountain)
 
Status Yellow hillwalking .. by peter1   (Show all for Carron Mountain)
 
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