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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)
 
From a westerly direction .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Altnapaste)
 
Small hill but worthy of the climb .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Altnapaste)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Altnapaste in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Along the Reelan Valley to Gaugin Mountain
 
No Challenge, Just Great Views
by Aidy  27 Oct 2015
Went up via the well described route along the farmer's track from the northwest. Not a challenging or high hill, but well worth it for the views, east along the River Finn for miles, north to the Derryveagh Mountains, and west and south to the rest of the Bluestacks. The views west along the Reelan River past Gaugin Mountain were particularly eye-catching. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/883/comment/18371/
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