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Slieve Bloom Area
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,   Summits in area: 12,   Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 For all tops   Highest summit: Arderin, 527m
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Garraunbaun Hill Laois County, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 406m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S19556 95453 This summit has been logged as climbed by 32 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, delboyir, hivisibility, colmocnoc, newpark-cc, simoburn, melohara, eamonoc, Fergalh, turfymccloud, millsd1, liz50, Geo, madfrankie, jackill
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Longitude: -7.708534, Latitude: 53.009827 , Easting: 219556, Northing: 195453 Prominence: 31m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 619560 695497,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grnbn, 10 char: Garaunbaun
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Garraunbaun is the 911th highest summit in Ireland. Garraunbaun is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Slieve Bloom area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/800/
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Most Westerly Bloomer!
Short Summary created by simon3, Geo,  11 Feb 2016
Start at laneway/Public road intersection at S2052694089 A, Parking here on roadside or further up the laneway in the woodland at the T-junction at the 310m contour. From here continue N up a narrow track thru the trees onto the moorland at c.500m from the summit. The remaining walk to the summit is over rough heathery ground with no obvious tracks, and slow going. At the summit there is an old fence-line following the county bounds between Laois/Offaly and a faint track there appears going NE to Farbreague. Half hour from road to summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/800/comment/5559/
Yesterday was almost a year to the day since the .. by wicklore   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
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Climbed Garraunbaun after summiting Farbreague fr .. by peterturner   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
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