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Donegal NW Area
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Craigcannon Hill Creig Cheannann A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Creig Cheannann [PDT], 'white-topped crag') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Psammitic schist, some marble beds Bedrock

Height: 357m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C24424 30273 This summit has been logged as climbed by 14 members. Recently by: sandman, chalky, kenmoore, osullivanm, simon3, mark-rdc, cerosti, AntrimRambler, Garmin, Hilltop-Harrier, Peter Walker, gerrym, Harry Goodman, three5four0
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.618011, Latitude: 55.119081 , Easting: 224424, Northing: 430273 Prominence: 172m,   Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 624368 930255,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgcnn, 10 char: Craigcanon
Bedrock type: Psammitic schist, some marble beds, (Lower Crana Quartzite Formation)

The name Craigcannon appears only on the 6 map. Binnacaghig and Binnacolla are slightly lower peaks nearby on the same mountain.   Craigcannon is the 1037th highest summit in Ireland. Craigcannon is the most easterly summit in the Donegal NW area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/891/
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A delightful ramble. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Craigcannon)
 
Lost and Found .. by gerrym   (Show all for Craigcannon)
 
LurganBoy!
by three5four0  18 Apr 2010
With a name like a 70's style tartan gang member - on map osi 2 - and no comments to boot, this hill was worth a visit!

The minor road to the north of the hill offers little in the way of parking, giving its narrow nature. However, a short distance down the track, which leaves the minor road at 243315, there is enough space for one car, just get guided in as there is some masonry rubble to avoid, and not block this access track.

Follow this track up hill (the barbed wire fence across the track is merely a gate and can be unhooked to gain access), to where it ends just between point 334 and another ring contour. From here there is a faint sheep track which traverses round to the re-entrant below the summit and another top (better seen from the actual summit), from where a short climb over recently burnt ground, leads to the top. Good views again, with only a newly construct wind farm on the east & south east side of the hill spoiling the views in that direction. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/891/comment/4628/
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How Far Can You Drive. .. by sandman   (Show all for Craigcannon)
 
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