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Lackavrea Hill Leic Aimhréidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Leic Aimhréidh [TR], 'rugged rock-slab') Galway County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 396m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: L98355 49519
Place visited by 83 members. Recently by: aifric_n04, AverageRo, mdoc1969, Cathal-Kelly, IainT, mFrank, strangeweaver, Timod1, ciarraioch, ColinCallanan, trekker, frankmc04, willmg, MichaelE, jimbloomer
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Longitude: -9.531986, Latitude: 53.486062 , Easting: 98355, Northing: 249519 Prominence: 301m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 498327 749541,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lckvr, 10 char: Lackavrea
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Walks: for a route to the summit from the W, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 48-49.   Lackavrea is the 961st highest place in Ireland. Lackavrea is the most easterly summit in the Maamturks area.

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One of the finest small tops in Ireland .. by group   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
With snow forecast for 20/12/09, I made a last-mi .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
We hiked up Lackavrea after having found a walk d .. by natalie0208   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
View east over Lough Corrib from the summit of La .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
Wet and Wonderful .. by shaneanddearbh   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackavrea in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The view to the south from the summit
 
Splendid isolation
by Colin Murphy  27 May 2013
Lackavrea Hill has it all - a well defined rocky summit, a great aesthetic, stunning views in all directions, good solid terrain - everything that is except height. As it falls just short of the 400m mark, it tends to be ignored by many baggers, which is to their loss, as on a clear, sunny day, which I had, it affords a panorama of views that are among the finest in the country. As it stands in isolation, no matter which way you turn you will be blessed with a wonderful vista - the mountains of Joyce country to the north, Lough Corrib to the east, the Maumturks to the west and perhaps best of all, the patchwork of loughs stretching as far as the eye can see to the south. Next time you're in the area, don't drive past - give yourself a treat. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/846/comment/14996/
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