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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 79 members. Recently by: IainT, mFrank, strangeweaver, Timod1, ciarraioch, ColinCallanan, trekker, frankmc04, willmg, MichaelE, jimbloomer, feeneyp, peter1, JohnAshton, mountainmike
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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 960th highest summit 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackavrea in area Maamturks, Ireland
 
bryanmccabe on Lackavrea, 2009
by bryanmccabe  20 Dec 2009
With snow forecast for 20/12/09, I made a last-minute decision the previous night to take a short hike to experience Connemara in the snow. Where better to get maximum reward for minimum effort than Lackavrea. Parked in a lay-by on the road between Maam Cross and Maam village where the ridge from the mountain turns to meet the road. The photo, taken from the road, shows the peak sticking up from low haze in the immediate aftermath of a heavy snow shower. Followed the curving ridge and reached the summit in an hour at a gentle pace with plenty of photo stops. Views from the top were very impressive, especially northwards towards Leenane and east and south east over Lough Corrib. (See below for photo over Lough Corrib, and also Corcog). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/846/comment/4307/
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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)
 
Splendid isolation .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
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