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Croaghagranagh Hill Cruacha Gránna A name in Irish
Donegal County, in no lists, Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix Bedrock

Height: 440m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G99591 88107 This place has been logged as visited by 14 members. Recently by: Lucky1, Aidy, shaunkelly, bramblerjunior, Fergalh, Harry Goodman, Garmin, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, Brambler, jmcg, quino70, eflanaga, three5four0
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Longitude: -8.007132, Latitude: 54.740922 , Easting: 199591, Northing: 388107 Prominence: 25m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 599540 888098,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg440, 10 char: Crghgrngh
Bedrock type: Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix, (Lough Mourne Formation)

Croaghagranagh is the 769th highest place in Ireland.

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A little gem! .. by group   (Show all for Croaghagranagh)
bluestacks Circuit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Croaghagranagh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghagranagh in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View NW from Croaghagranagh to L Belshade and the higher Bluestacks ridge.
An unexpected delight, thanks to Mountain Views.
by Harry Goodman  6 Nov 2013
Although I had passed near to this hill previously on a descent off Croaghanirwore I had never actually been to it's top. On 23 Oct. 2013 therefore I drove along the road skirting the E side of L Eske to G984843 where I turned to go NE steeply up a narrow but surfaced minor road. At G9924084975 where the tarred surface ended there was ample off road parking. From there the road became a gated, rough and muddy farm track leading up to L Fad H0003886117, a picturesque long narrow strip of water backed by the prominent profile of Croaghnageer. Branching left around the left side of the Lough I continued along the track, passing L Doo on my left side, until the path started to peeter out, at which point I turned left and headed down NW to the Barnes River crossing it at H0030086811. Once across I headed up N for 1km through un-tracked long tussocky grass and hummocky ground towards the E to W ridge up ahead. At H0008887826 I re-crossed the river, by now a small stream, to go WNW. A short way along I passed to the S of L Nagrockgranagh N and then 400m further climbed up to the rocky cap that marks the high point of the hill G9959188107. Although I only sought out this hill as one of a few outstanding on my Bluestacks list I was delighted that I did. Had it not been listed I doubt if I would have given it a second glance. Thank you Mountain Views. It provides a fine vantage point from which to appreciate the main high points. These range from Croaghconnellagh in the SE around past Croaghnageer, Croaghanirwore and Croaghbarnes to L Belshade, which is then backed by the long ridge from Croaghbane to Croaghgorm (Bluestack). To complete an already splendid panorama I had a fine view SW out over L Eske to Donegal Bay and the distant Dartry's. The walk out and back was 8.25km. When I was there the narrow but deep Barnes River was in spate and required some searching around for to find a suitable crossing point. Should this river prove to be impassible It would be possible to follow it up by it's left bank to around H001878 G before going out WNW to the top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/654/comment/15246/
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