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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 19 members. Recently by: omurchu, eamonoc, ahendroff, simoburn, geohappy, Willyc, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, millsd1, vecnyhlad, thomas_g, sandman, muschi, liz50, simon3
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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 828th highest summit in Ireland. Carrigawaddra is the most easterly summit in the Mangerton area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/718/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigawaddra in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Carrigwadra from the north.
 
Rough, rarely visited but giving interesting perspectives.
Short Summary created by simon3,  3 Apr 2012
Carrigwadra, the SE spur of Crohane, can be reached from the informal but traditional parking at W03678454 A which is at the end of an extremely potholed road reached from the N22. Go south along the pilgrims path into the extremely scenic vee between Bennaunmore and Crohane SW to the south end of L. Nabroda. Then go west 2.2km. Route finding is difficult in the complex land to the south of Crohane and it may be easiest to climb Crohane SW first. Round trip time using the same route is around 3.5 hours and it is likely to be easiest in dry spring weather when the vegetation is somewhat subdued.
It is also possible to reach Carrigwadra from Crohane, for example starting at W 042 851 B. Note that the north and east sides of Carrigwadra have significant cliffs. Further uptodate research will probably also confirm an earlier report that Carrigwadra can be reached from the Loo valley to the south.
Carrigwadra is a rough summit in a rough desolate area however the wilderness effect is mitigated by the wind farm to the south. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/718/comment/5477/
 
The Loo valley: yes you can!, but don't... .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
I started my walk at W 042 851 at a yellow cottag .. by sbender   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
A great waste of featureless ground .. by simon3   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
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