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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Little Carron Hill For origin of name, see Carron Mountain. Limerick County, in Carn List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 440.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R61539 17335 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, madfrankie, Jamessheerin, peter1, Wildrover, conormcbandon, eamonoc, simoburn, frankmc04, ciarraioch, GSheehy, mountainmike, omurchu, thomasgaffney
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Longitude: -8.564598, Latitude: 52.30678 , Easting: 161539, Northing: 117335 Prominence: 34m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 561497 617387,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ltl440, 10 char: LtlCrn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Little Carron is the 763rd highest summit in Ireland. Little Carron is the second most westerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains area.

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Flattish summit, good tracks and telecom masts. .. by group   (Show all for Little Carron)
 
The walk to Little Carron began for me at R66277 .. by jackill   (Show all for Little Carron)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Little Carron in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The approach to Little Carron from the mast
 
enoonan on Little Carron, 2008
by enoonan  18 Apr 2008
Starting at the Greenwood car park (R657 184 D) I looped around the Blackrock to the west of Seefin where I met the Ballyhoura way. I followed this across the heather to Little Carron and then headed onto Carron Mountain. On the way to Little Carron you pass a large radio/telecommunications mast. The area around this was badly cut up by offroad activities. The weather was brilliant which made the walk all that better. As the weather was so good when standing on the top of Carron Mountain I could see all the way west to the MacGuillycuddy's Reeks. The return route took me back to the just after the radio mast and then I took to the forestry tracks on the way back to Seefin, passing the fitness trail, and then headed for Long mountain and down to the car park. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/662/comment/3044/
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