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Croaghcarragh Hill Cruach Charrach A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cruach Charrach [PDT], 'rocky stack') Donegal County, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 400m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 & 3 Grid Reference: C31400 42500
Place visited by 45 members. Recently by: Bernieor, madfrankie, jmcunningham, whoRya, Ulsterpooka, Derry_Danderer, Aidy, newpark-cc, jlk, trostanite, melohara, windy, Terry-Parker, kenmoore, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -7.507333, Latitude: 55.22851 , Easting: 231400, Northing: 442500 Prominence: 45m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631342 942479,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghcr, 10 char: Crghcrgh
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Croaghcarragh is the 867th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghcarragh in area Inishowen, Ireland
 
NICKY on Croaghcarragh, 2008
by NICKY  20 Feb 2008
In my opinion the best route for doing this ridge is to park in a layby beside Crummie's Bay (C294392 A). It is situated just a few yards after the turn off for Dunree Fort. Then follow the road on round which runs parallel to the ridge itself via Milltown, Cartha and Hill Side. When you come to the end of this road simply turn left and walk steeply up to Mamore Gap and onto the small track on the left hand side, just past the small car park. This takes you to the top of the ridge. The first top is this one, Croaghcarragh. The photo shows Croaghcarragh from the Urris Hills. I think the group on top were from Magee Hillwalking Club. (See Urris Hills for next part of the walk) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/835/comment/2970/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghcarragh in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Looking across Mamore Gap to Mamore Hill, Crockmain and Raghtin More.
Seems Grander Than It Is
by Aidy  28 Mar 2017
Climbed on the way to the Urris HIlls from Mamore Gap, and like all the hills on both sides of the gap, I was captivated by the rugged terrain and the amazing views. All these hills have the feel of much bigger mountains than they actually are and the day I spent there must be among the most enjoyable walks I've had. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/835/comment/18868/
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