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Balix Hill Hill Tyrone County, in Carn List, Limestone Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H47555 96193 This place has been logged as visited by 21 members. Recently by: scottwalker, Aidy, Ulsterpooka, sandman, Fergalh, chalky, Peter Walker, Garmin, dr_banuska, AntrimRambler, FilHil, gerrym, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, cerosti
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Longitude: -7.261161, Latitude: 54.811308 , Easting: 247555, Northing: 396193 Prominence: 188m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 647493 896182,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlxHl, 10 char: Balix Hill
Bedrock type: Limestone, (Dungiven Formation)

Balix is a townland name but is derived from (Ir. Béalóga, 'narrow gap(s)' [inferred from HDGP].   Balix Hill is the 928th highest place in Ireland.

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The skirting board of the Sperrins
Short Summary created by Peter Walker,  4 Nov 2012
Balix Hill is one of the eminences forming the gradual north-westerly decline from the higher Sperrins, and its isolated-yet-integrated location provides fine vistas of the main range and a vast prospect over the lowlands to Derryveagh and Inishowen and Cuilcagh.

Start from the road junction at (481 956 A) from where a track heads NNE: it should be possible to get a car or two off the road at an opening just NW of here. The track plods purposefully and damply uphill over gates and the odd fence: at a fourth gate before it levels off into more open country turn left and follow a fence up to the summit area. The terrain is a typically Sperrinesque combo of tussocks and bog criss-crossed by fences that constitute the only real obstacles. A few upturned stones mark the top, although other surfaces nearby look similarly high. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/816/comment/5575/
 
Talking Ballix! One of the Sperrins outliers acce .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
A load of b....xs! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
Ballix summit area .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
Pleasant Views For Minimum Effort .. by Aidy   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
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