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Carrigawaddra Hill Carraig an Mhadra A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Carraig an Mhadra [PDT], 'the dog's rock') Kerry County, in Carn List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 425m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W06043 82019
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: Cobhclimber, PeakPaul, omurchu, eamonoc, ahendroff, simoburn, geohappy, Willyc, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, millsd1, vecnyhlad, thomas_g, sandman, muschi
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Longitude: -9.368247, Latitude: 51.982805 , Easting: 106043, Northing: 82019 Prominence: 50m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 506014 582079,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgwdr, 10 char: Crgwdr
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is a south-eastern outlier of Crohane.   Carrigawaddra is the 754th highest place in Ireland. Carrigawaddra is the most easterly summit in the Mangerton area.

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Rough, rarely visited but giving interesting pers .. by group   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
The Loo valley: yes you can!, but don't... .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigawaddra in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Carrigawaddra from the saddle between it and Crohane
 
sbender on Carrigawaddra, 2009
by sbender  21 Aug 2009
I started my walk at W 042 851 B at a yellow cottage with a very friendly elderly lady, who even gave me some advice; "Follow the path untill you come to the sheep wire and then onto the mountain". It was an easy enough ascent to the summit of Crohane. I then followed magnetic bearing 138 to Carrigawaddra. Use this bearing only to determine where the peak is, as it is not possible to exactly follow the beeline unless you bring waders with you. It is a low-ish peak which has a terraced north west side, some mini scrambles to be found here. Then onto Crohane West Top. Again very wet ground, so you'll have to stay on the higher parts which unfortunately will make the journey a bit longer. After that I had to dog-leg it back to the slopes of Crohane. To skirt around the mountain you have to go up again to approx. 450-500m as the ground is quite rough and very steep on the north west side. Then back to the yellow cottage. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/718/comment/4028/
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A great waste of featureless ground .. by simon3   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
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