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Croughaun Hill Hill Cruachán Paorach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán Paorach [PND], 'little stack of the de Poers') Waterford County, in Binnion List, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 391m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S37942 11019 This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: jasonmc, t.jay, frankmc04, bbarry2015, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Cobhclimber, jlk, sandman, muschi, chalky, Pepe, comsean, thomasgaffney, Fergalh
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.445182, Latitude: 52.250067 , Easting: 237942, Northing: 111019 Prominence: 225m,   Isolation: 6.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 637884 611072,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg391, 10 char: CrghnHil
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Croughaun Formation)

A rock on the summit is called Carraig a' Bhrannra, 'rock of the cattle-pen' [PND].   Croughaun Hill is the 968th highest summit in Ireland.

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Well worth a visit .. by group   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croughaun Hill in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View of eastern Comeraghs from Croughan Hill
Good views after a fairly short walk.
by simon3  25 Apr 2010
This fine little hill offers great views of the Comeraghs from the east. Park as jackill suggests at the forestry entrance. Walk to the end of the forest road at around S38091128 F and then through trees for around 160m at around 120 degrees when you will emerge at the side of the forest. Then walk uphill around 300m to arrive at the top.
Fine views await you. The picture is of the Comeraghs centred on Coumshingaun around 6km away. There are also views towards the Knockanaffrin ridge, Slievenamon, some of the smaller hills such as Carricktriss Gorse and even some of the coastline. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/851/comment/4660/
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Croughan Hill, simple but good .. by jackill   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
Bee careful! .. by csd   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
Much better views than you'd expect. .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
Croughaun top .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
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