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Laghtnafrankee SW Top Hill For origin of name, see Laghtnafrankee. Waterford County, in Carn List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 425m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S21987 17211 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: theredyin, javono, Kiwitrekker, tommccarthy, t.jay, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, jasonmc, PeakPaul, hivisibility, melohara, madfrankie, eamonoc, GSheehy, comsean
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Longitude: -7.678399, Latitude: 52.306577 , Easting: 221987, Northing: 117211 Prominence: 30m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 621931 617263,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LghtSW, 10 char: LghtnfSWTp
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Laghtnafrankee SW Top is the 823rd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Laghtnafrankee SW Top in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the East
 
A worthwhile diversion on a fine day.
Short Summary created by jackill,  21 Jan 2013
Park on the the roadside around S251 187 A), just before a cattle grid.Room for 3 cars.
Head west towards the mountain first on a muddy farm track and then up a small rise and across gently sloped, heather-covered, featureless ground to the summit of Laghtnafrankee.
Drop south west off the summit aiming for S22348 17342 B a rough stile to help cross a fence which might otherwise prove difficult before the final pull to the summit of Laghtnafrankee SW Top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/715/comment/5474/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Laghtnafrankee SW Top in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view NE to Laghtnafrankee main top from the summit of the SW peak.
csd on Laghtnafrankee SW Top, 2008
by csd  22 Jun 2008
If you're coming from the main Laghtnafrankee top, aiming for S22348 17342 will bring you to a crude stile to help cross a fence that would otherwise block your way. The fence follows the path of the track shown running between the Glenary river valley and Glendalough on my Preliminary Edition Sheet 75, though there's no actual track to be found! It's a quick enough (1.9km) trot over from the main summit, and well worth it: the views are almost as good as from the higher peak, and you get a nice perspective on Laghtnafrankee itself. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/715/comment/3188/
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