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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghonagh, 451m
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Bolaght Mountain Hill Tyrone County, in Binnion List, Mudstone & limestone, interbedded Bedrock

Height: 345m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 12 Grid Reference: H25900 76600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 17 members. Recently by: chalky, dregish, Iamcan, Aidy, pmeldrum, neelix_tdog, Peter Walker, Garmin, AntrimRambler, mark-rdc, sandman, cerosti, Harry Goodman, NICKY, dr_banuska
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.599686, Latitude: 54.636894 , Easting: 225900, Northing: 376600 Prominence: 170m,   Isolation: 8.8km
ITM: 625843 876594,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlghMn, 10 char: BlghtMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone & limestone, interbedded, (Bundoran Shale Formation)

It is not certain whether Bolaght represents Both Leachta, 'hut of the monument' [TNCT] or Buaileacht, 'herd of cows, dairying place' [JOD]. In the absence of any archaeological evidence, the latter seems more likely.   Bolaght Mountain is the 1056th highest summit in Ireland.

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A short but boggy evening stroll. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Bolaght Mountain)
Return to childhood .. by Aidy   (Show all for Bolaght Mountain)
BogRunner on Bolaght Mountain, 2009
by BogRunner  12 Aug 2009
Bolaght & Bin Mountains are extensively forested (by the NI Forestry Commission) and contain numerous small and pretty loughs. The views from the top on a clear day are very impressive, reaching from Cuilcagh Mtn in south Fermanagh up to Erigal in north Donegal and right across the Sperrin chain.
The new wind farm has added improved trails so making this good training ground for trail running. The Ulster Way passes along the top of Bolaght, thus giving splendid views of the scenic Lough Lee and the aforementioned panorama.
Parking is available along Lough Bradan road, near the waterworks.
Extensive wildlife is often seen including badgers, deer, foxes, hares, and birdlife including ravens, hen harriers, herons, grouse and smaller birds of prey.
I run in this area regularly, often for hours at a time and rarely see another person.
This is more of a tough walk than a typical hill walk but I think of it as a hidden gem. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/904/comment/4009/
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There is a good carpark & picnic area for the Slo .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bolaght Mountain)
I climbed Bolaght lately, parking at the same pla .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Bolaght Mountain)
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