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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackavrea in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Lackavrea from the west
 
One of the finest small tops in Ireland
Short Summary created by wicklore, Colin Murphy,  19 Aug 2013
There is parking for several cars in a small lay-by at 967 496 A. Cross a flat area to the east, which can be quite marshy in places, even in summer, but is passable. After a few hundred metres you will encounter the rocky lower slopes of the hill. At point 980 500 B turn in a SE direction, the terrain underfoot mostly solid rock, but with boggy patches every now and then, and alternately steep and gentle slopes. After 1 km you will reach the summit, and while three 'cairns' of sorts mark different high points on the top, which is a mostly rocky area of a few hundred square metres, the one you encounter first from this approach is the highest point. It is quite identifiable as the summit stones are of white rock sitting on brown peat, (which is virtually the only patch of peat on the summit area). The views in all directions are quite remarkable. Time for round trip less than two hours at a fairy easy pace. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/846/comment/5605/
 
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)
 
Splendid isolation .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lackavrea)
 
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