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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains 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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Errigal Mountain An Earagail A name in Irish
(Ir. An Earagail [DUPN], poss. 'oratory') County Highpoint of Donegal, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 751m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B92826 20778 This summit has been logged as climbed by 756 members. Recently by: GillSte, Niamhq, Franky, gaoithe, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, patmoran, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, damo11, johncromie, declanohagan, Louise.Nolan, brendanjrehill
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Longitude: -8.112983, Latitude: 55.034349 , Easting: 192826, Northing: 420778 Prominence: 688m,   Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 592777 920763,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Erigal, 10 char: Errigal
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Errigal is well-known for the pinkish glow of its quartzite in the setting sun. It is located on the boundary of four townlands: Beltany Mountain, Dunlewy Near, Procklis, Money More. Despite the name, there are no known remains of an oratory. It may therefore be a metaphorical name for the mountain itself.   Errigal is the highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 77th highest in Ireland. Errigal is the highest point in county Donegal.

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On a perfect day in July 2004, I patiently endure .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Errigal)
Climbing alone in Hurricane Katia (Scary) .. by Samo   (Show all for Errigal)
Climbed 31-10-2009 - Halloween. Out with The Wee .. by Daithi2004   (Show all for Errigal)
The scree on the upper path has become ground dow .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Errigal)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Errigal in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Errigal from Moylenanav
gerrym on Errigal, 2005
by gerrym  26 Nov 2005
Climbed 21.11.05 basing the route on that in David Hermans excellent Hillwalkers Donegal (an essential read for anyone walking in Donegal). Parked beside Procklis Lough (936256 A) where three herons were doing a spot of fishing. Followed the road S and took the rough track heading towards the distant Errigal. As rise Atlan Lough and the steep flank of Aghla More comes into better view. An hour brought me to some steeper climbing to reach the scree covered apron at the base of the climb to the summit. This only left around 1000 ft but my legs had renewed vigour with the prospect of what was to come. There is a short stiff climb over scree until reach more solid rock, which is rapidly on its way to becoming the scree below. I had a clear blue sky for company, with a constant procession of transatlantic jets making thier way to and from America. The climb brought me to a delightful "window" of rock followed by some scrambling to reach the summit, where I emerged from the shadows into brilliant sunshine and brilliant views onto the two tops of Errigal. The 2.5 hours were well worth the vista of loughs and hills, light and shade, brown and blue. Within view I had misty valleys, dark rock rising from a spectral ocean and sharply defined high ground covering Donegal and beyond. I could easily see the Bluestacks, Slievetooey, Slieve League and beyond to the sharp nose of Benbulbin. In the immediate vicinity the deep void of the Poisoned Glen was in drak shadow and looked a foreboding place. The descent was pretty straightforward, might not be too great in wet weather. I continued to Macknoght and then over the three Aghlas and back to the car at Procklis Lough. It felt absolutely fantastic to be at the top of Errigal in November, wearing short sleeves in the sunshine and having such a spectacular amount of varied and interesting landscape laid out before me. I met only one other person on this walk - walk during the week! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/2067/
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Old people on top .. by Alaskan   (Show all for Errigal)
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