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Cnoc MordáinHill(Ir. Cnoc Mordáin [logainm.ie], 'hill of Mordán')GalwayCounty, in Binnion List, Megacrystic pink/grey monzogranite Bedrock
Height:354mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44Grid Reference: L86408 37770This summit has been logged as climbed by 32 members. Recently by: ColinCallanan, juliewoods, eamonoc, frankmc04, Stiofan, deirdrenig, MichaelE, bryanmccabe, jimbloomer, chalky, mdoc1969, On-the-hills, markmjcampion, peter1, maddien12 I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Mordán is a wizard connected in folklore with this hill [TR]. The name is very suggestive of the Welsh Merddyn (Merlin). Walks: for a route around Binn Bhuí, S of Cnoc Mordáin, see Walking in Connemara, 3.2. For a walk along the ridge (named Derryrush to Kilkieran, rather than Cnoc Mordáin), see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 28-29.
Cnoc Mordáin is the second highest hill in the South Connemara area and the 1043th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/897/