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Buailte Pádraig 429m,
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Buailte Pádraig Hill Boultypatrick A name in English
(Ir. Buailte Pádraig [OSI], 'Patrick's dairying places') Donegal County, in Carn List, Psammite, graphitic clasts/beds, pebbles Bedrock

Height: 429m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G96782 98038 This summit has been logged as climbed by 5 members. Recently by: chalky, Garmin, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, simon3
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.050856, Latitude: 54.830119 , Easting: 196782, Northing: 398038 Prominence: 171m,   Isolation: 3.4km
ITM: 596732 898027,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bltypt, 10 char: Bltyptrck
Bedrock type: Psammite, graphitic clasts/beds, pebbles, (Boultypatrick (Grit) Formation)

Buailte Pádraig is the 803rd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Buailte Pádraig in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Boultypatrick from Gaugin. Note the irregular forestry.
Rough summit with a confusing final approach. Interesting views.
by simon3  11 Aug 2012
Boultypatrick is a name which must one be of the top tragi-comic manglicisations of the earlier Ordnance Survey. It's an east-west ridge of approximately 5km long above 300m. The south side is heavily wooded in an irregular and confusing pattern of trees, felling and new growth. The north side has much less forestry on it.

Views from the top include the shapely quartzite of Gaugin and the classic north Donegal ridges such as Errigal to Muckish.

When I climbed it in 2012 no other member had logged climbing it and there were no comments either. I started at the forest entrance at G97359 96554 A and used tracks as shown on the OS 1:10k layer used on this website which were mostly accurate, though with errors of omission. My plan was to get as high as possible on the marked tracks (around 300m) then strike for the summit. However there was a complicated maze of felled and replanted areas where that map said it should be clear. So I left the track at around G9620397268 B and headed for a small spur hoping that would take me out of the trees (Sitka spruce some 2 to 3m high in 2012) Eventually I got to the ridgeline. This was peat hags interspersed with sphagnum moss filled pools. The summit area is extremely indistinct and there is, of course, no cairn or any sign whatever of visitors. The top probably has less visitors in a decade than Carrauntoohil gets in day.

On the way down I experimented with the east side of the forest going straight down. While there was no track around the forest this had the merit that you could see what you were doing. However the ground is also extremely rough with rushes and underlying channels in peat. Passable going down but not recommended for going up.

The next MV visitors are advised to a. check the air photos for routes from the south or b. check for routes from the north. See Track 1983. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/692/comment/14753/
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