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Donegal NW Area   Gweedore Subarea
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Carntreena Hill Carn Traonach A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn Traonach [OSI], perhaps 'cairn of corncrakes') Donegal County, in Carn List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 425m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B88839 25192 This summit has been logged as climbed by 11 members. Recently by: sandman, Fergalh, Terry-Parker, Lucky1, Garmin, wicklore, mark-rdc, hgboyle, three5four0, Harry Goodman, michael-cusacks
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Longitude: -8.175509, Latitude: 55.073914 , Easting: 188839, Northing: 425192 Prominence: 70m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 588791 925175,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn425, 10 char: Carntreena
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 140-42) for details of the festive assembly on Carn Traonach and Cnoc na Bealtaine.   Carn Traonach is the 827th highest summit in Ireland.

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Picture: View East to the Donegal Highlands from the summit of Carntreena ( Carn Traonach)
 
Harry Goodman on Carn Traonach, 2009
by Harry Goodman  17 Oct 2009
I climbed Carntreena (Carn Traonach) on 30 July as part of a circuit of Tievealehid (Taobh an Leithid). It has a bald, stoney, rounded top, with an expansive summit cairn and a fantastic panorama of the Donegal Highlands to the East. About 200 metres to the NNW of the large summit cairn is a small cairned rockey outcrop which is also worth a visit. To anyone wanting to climb this hill I would commend a round which includes the other nearby tops of Malaidh na Leacht and Tievealehid (Taobh an Leithid) starting at the access road to the Wind Farm on Malaidh na Leacht Map Ref. B855227 A. A shorter and more direct approach can of course be made from some point along the N56 which runs S to N to the E of the hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/716/comment/3998/
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three5four0 on Carn Traonach, 2009
by three5four0  26 Oct 2009
Quite a fantastic view point for the sweep of hills from Muckish to Errigal. Got here following another one of Harry Goodman's excellent routes, and despite my attempts to drink Donegal dry of Guinness for my birthday the night before. Only regret was it was too windy to put the tripod up for the xpan. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/716/comment/4231/
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