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Lacroagh Hill An Leathchruach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leathchruach [OSI], 'the side of the stack', lit.
'half-stack')
Donegal County, in Carn List, Graphitic pelite, thin psammite, marble Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G93228 94572 This summit has been logged as climbed by 16 members. Recently by: shaunkelly, madfrankie, Aidy, Fergalh, cody1, Lucky1, Geo, Harry Goodman, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, hgboyle, Garmin, Brambler, gerrym, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -8.106075, Latitude: 54.798949 , Easting: 193228, Northing: 394572 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 593179 894562,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lcrgh, 10 char: Lacroagh
Bedrock type: Graphitic pelite, thin psammite, marble, (Croaghubbrid Pelite Formation)

An Leathchruach is the 926th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Leathchruach in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A profile of Lacroagh from the W.
 
An unremarkable Top.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  23 Aug 2013
Leave the R253at G968963 A and follow a narrow minor road S the SW for 5km to park at G9372493563 B. Cross the road and take a track going N . This forms part of the Sli na Finne waymarked way. Although signed, this track at times is quite indistinct. However make for the obvious col between Lacroagh and Croveenananta and at G9358894677 C leave the track and go up left (SW) to the high point of Lacroagh which sits, unmarked, at the E end of the flat broad grass and peat hag covered summit area. It is most likely to be climbed in a round of a number of nearby tops on the same day. It is an unremarkable top and would hardly justify an outing where it is the sole objective of the walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/812/comment/5571/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Leathchruach in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Croaghubbrid and Croaghugagh from Lacroagh
A slightly watered-down Bluestacks experience...
by Peter Walker  20 Jun 2011
Having started from the Reelan valley at (937 936 D) by walking up the Sli na Finne long distance path and nipping up Croveenananta, I returned to the col for the short climb up Lacroagh. A fence follows the right hand side of the ridgeline, possibly useful in mist but in clear conditions its course through the tough grass and bog is pretty arbitrary.

It's necessary to leave it to reach the top regardless, which is a shallow spur of grass a couple of hundred metres to the south/left unmarked by a cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/812/comment/6381/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Leathchruach in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The non MV top Cruach Hatain beside Lough Fhia.
 
A Remote Area
by Aidy  20 May 2016
Reached from Croveenananta, before proceeding to Croaghugagh. The walk over from Croveenananta was short, but not as easy it looked, with the low point on the col between the two being extremely boggy and very difficult to find a route through. i found the skeleton of a sheep there which probably got stuck and died in the mire. The top was broader and flatter than it looked from a distance too, with peat hags and deep heather to get through, but it was a short walk, and the views were great, around the surrounding peaks. For a short walk in fairly low hills, there was also a real feeling of being far from civilisation in this remote area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/812/comment/18538/
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