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Altnapaste Hill Allt na Péiste A name in Irish
(Ir. Allt na Péiste [OSI], 'ravine of the serpent/monster') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist Bedrock

Height: 364m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6,11 Grid Reference: H04500 96000 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: Aidy, chalky, eamonoc, Fergalh, mark-rdc, Harry Goodman, Garmin, sub3000, Wildcat, WmKee, barryryan, hgboyle
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.930795, Latitude: 54.811803 , Easting: 204500, Northing: 396000 Prominence: 164m,   Isolation: 5.3km
ITM: 604448 895989,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Altnps, 10 char: Altnapaste
Bedrock type: Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist, (Gaugin Quartzite Formation)

The summit is located on the boundary of the townlands of Altnapaste, Ballybobaneen and Cashel. It is not clear from maps where the ravine is which gave name to the mountain and the townland. There is a ledge and cliff to the east of the summit named Altmore Cliff.   Altnapaste is the 1024th highest summit in Ireland. Altnapaste is the most easterly summit in the Bluestack Mountains area.

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Eastern edge of the Bluestaks .. by group   (Show all for Altnapaste)
A great wee hill .. by Wildcat   (Show all for Altnapaste)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Altnapaste in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Westerly path to Col Altnapaste
From a westerly direction
by eamonoc  3 Sep 2014
Climbed on 1/9/2014, following previous comments decided to climb Altnapaste from the west. Started from H 03735 96680 H, room to park here for one or two cars. Followed well made track uphill for approx .5km then through a gate onto open hillside and up to obvious col on the hill at H 04241 95835 I, then headed uphill in a leftward direction following sheep track to a fence at H 04418 95814 J, keeping fence on my right I followed it upwards to it`s highest point and summit lay a few mts up to the left of fence. Fantastic views of Blustacks from here, well worth the effort. 50min roundtrip from car. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/883/comment/17663/
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Small hill but worthy of the climb .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Altnapaste)
No Challenge, Just Great Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Altnapaste)
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