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Cúlóg Hill (Ir. Cúlóg [TR], 'little nook') Galway County, in Carn List, Marbles, metavolcanics, schists, grits Bedrock

Height: 435m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L88903 54283
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: JohnAshton, trevorf, frankmc04, markwallace, simoburn, liz50, wwwalker, Aongus, Cobhclimber, billywar, taobear, wicklore, StephenH16, Frank12345, jrpcalvert
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Longitude: -9.675999, Latitude: 53.526938 , Easting: 88903, Northing: 254283 Prominence: 77m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 488877 754304,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cúlóg, 10 char: Cúlóg
Bedrock type: Marbles, metavolcanics, schists, grits, (Lakes Marble Formation)

Cúlóg is the 785th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cúlóg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Cùlòg from the north
 
A tough little outlier of the main Maamturks ridge
Short Summary created by wicklore,  19 Aug 2013
Cùlòg can be accessed from L87901 55560 A. The starting point is in the Glenlosh Valley, which is privately owned. It is advised to seek permission from the landowners who live in the last house at the end of the valley.

Starting at one of the valleys holiday cottages, it's a pleasant walk along a good (but wet) track initially, then following the banks of a rushing mountain stream. A steep uphill pull then brings you across an unspoilt heathery plateau to the high point. There are great views over to the nearby main Maamturks. The unspoilt nature of this summit means there are no tracks through the heather on the last several hundred metres of the walk across the top.

For those already up on the main Maamturks ridge, an approach can be made from Loch Mhám Ochoige. From the lake descend north-eastward to the col between Loch Mhám Ochoige and Cúlóg, and head up to Cùlòg from there.

Here is a link to a gps track for a 7km return walk from the Glenlosh Valley to Cùlòg that avoids very steep ground to the west and north: http://mountainviews.ie/track/1331/ Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/675/comment/5434/
 
(continuation from Binn idir an dá Log). Next des .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Cúlóg)
 
Nice views of main Maamturks .. by markwallace   (Show all for Cúlóg)
 
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