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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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/851/
COMMENTS for Croughaun Hill 1 of 1
Well worth a visit .. by group   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
Good views after a fairly short walk. .. by simon3   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
Croughan Hill, simple but good .. by jackill   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croughaun Hill in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bee hives on Croughan Hill
 
Bee careful!
by csd  19 Sep 2010
I followed jackill's instructions, but impatient to get up to the summit, I ignored the bit about meeting a grassy ramp and headed straight for the summit after his third point. Unless you're trying to get back into shape for a ski holiday, this probably isn't what you want to do, as you'll spend the next 20 minutes lifting the legs high over heather and ferns.

The mist was down, so no views from the summit for me: just the trig pillar and what appear to be the remains of a set of level crossing gates. Here instead is a picture of a group of bee hives, which are located just off the track near the parking spot noted by jackill. Might be a good idea to keep kids and dogs away from this spot -- you'll know it by the old radiator visible as a bridge across the drainage ditch on the track! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/851/comment/6096/
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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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