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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 154mCulliagh 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 564mAghla Beg (South) 603mAghla More 584mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 473mBingorms 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 471mSaggartnadooish 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 749 members. Recently by: patmoran, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, damo11, johncromie, declanohagan, Louise.Nolan, brendanjrehill, brendevlin, Reeks2011, Norms, lw24, dillonkdy, swillyqueen, paddyobpc
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Longitude: -8.112983, Latitude: 55.03434 , Easting: 192826, Northing: 420778 Prominence: 688m,   Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 592777 920762,   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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Errigal in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Halloween - Brocken Spectre seen from top of Errigal.
 
Daithi2004 on Errigal, 2009
by Daithi2004  2 Nov 2009
Climbed 31-10-2009 - Halloween. Out with The Wee Binnians Walkers, we started at Lough Altan track. It was raining (drizzle). We walked to Altan Farm and we admired the view of Altan Lough. Then climbed Beaghy and Mackoght. We had a lovely lunch below Errigal. Spectacular views as the weather began to improve. Errigal had a clear top. The climb was hard but rewarding. I have climbed Errigal before but it was always had cloud cover but not today. In fact, cloud was coming over and I thought, typical. As we got to the top, one of our members screamed with excitement and as I look down, I saw what the excitement was about. It was a Brocken Spectre. My very first sighting of this phenomenon. It was amazing and spiritual experience. It was like an apparition. Remember, it was Halloween which I thought was appropriate. It lasted for about 15 minutes. We took a lot photos. After that great experience, we came of Errrigal, down the scree and the muddy terrain and back to the car park below and walked the 4 km back to the Hostel. It was the talk in the pub later that night. Great Day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/4251/
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The scree on the upper path has become ground dow .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Errigal)
 
Climbed 21.11.05 basing the route on that in Davi .. by gerrym   (Show all for Errigal)
 
Old people on top .. by Alaskan   (Show all for Errigal)
 
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