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Crockalougha Hill Cnoc an Locha A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc an Locha [PDT], 'hill of the lake') Derry County, in Carn List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 407m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C71553 01141 This summit has been logged as climbed by 18 members. Recently by: madfrankie, eflanaga, Ulsterpooka, sandman, Derry_Danderer, Peter Walker, Garmin, AntrimRambler, cerosti, trudger, NICKY, mark-rdc, gerrym, Janetspaul, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -6.886763, Latitude: 54.8529 , Easting: 271553, Northing: 401141 Prominence: 73m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 671486 901129,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcklg, 10 char: Crcklgh
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Dart Formation)

Crockalougha is the 909th highest summit in Ireland.

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Crockalougha .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Crockalougha)
 
thisbliss on Crockalougha, 2007
by thisbliss  14 Sep 2007
As the OS map suggests, this mountain is covered on almost 3 sides by forest, but decided to climb it anyway. Parked at forest track entrance out the moneyneena-dungiven road (C 726 022 E) Walked down the track into the altnaheglish valley which leads onto a good walk round banagher dam. The forest round this part has been harvested in the last year or so. Where the track does a u-turn, following the river, i continued on almost straight in the direction of crockalougha. Getting up the initial bank after crossing the river is no slouch of a job. A stick being a must which are handy to come by thanks to the remains of the deforestation. Once into the woods i just blindly headed off in the general direction knowing as long as i veered left i would come out in the clearing. As it happened i pretty much came out bang on top of crockalougha. The view is kind of limited at the top, (although mullaghmore, lough neagh and sl gallion do suffice!), but i really enjoyed the walk up as it combined the climb with also the eerie silence and isolation of walking through the woods, something about that feeling of raw nature i guess. Any-who, had lunch at the top and then followed the edge of the forest to (C 723 014 F) where there was a small lake not marked on the map but have noticed from mullaghmore before. After that found the source of the altnaheglish river and followed it back to where i left the forest track. As i said enjoyed the walk loads, took about an hour all in, and also managed to get loads of dried free wood for camp fire that night - nice! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/797/comment/2833/
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PART 1: I'd already climbed most of the higher su .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Crockalougha)
 
PART 2: I then continued W along the track throug .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Crockalougha)
 
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