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West Clare Area
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 For all tops   Highest summit: Slievecallan, 391m
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Slievecarran Hill Sliabh Cairn A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Cairn [logainm.ie], 'mountain of the cairn') Clare County, in Binnion List, Nodular & crinoidal limestone with chert Bedrock

Height: 326m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 52 Grid Reference: M32478 05443 This summit has been logged as climbed by 67 members. Recently by: tagoona, conormcbandon, hivisibility, lw24, cravaxe, Buny Clare, murney, omurchu, Miranda, breandandalton, curus_lulus, kaygeebee, TommyV, Caithniadh, chalky
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.008682, Latitude: 53.095585 , Easting: 132478, Northing: 205443 Prominence: 211m,   Isolation: 3.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 532442 705475,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvcrn, 10 char: Slvcrn
Bedrock type: Nodular & crinoidal limestone with chert, (Ballyelly Member)

There is a substantial cairn on the summit named Carnbower.   Slievecarran is the third highest hill in the West Clare area and the 1095th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievecarran in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: Slievecarran from Abbey hills summit
Karst cliffs and flowers
Short Summary created by jackill,  9 Jul 2011
Park beside the gate and information board around M3304 0329 A. From here, head through the gate and along the track across the limestone pavement. You soon pass through another gate in a wall, from where you can head off the track up the hill to the left.
Veer off to the obvious shoulder, left of the cliffs. Follow this up over steep, broken limestone ground, the trickiest part is early on, where you have to cross a large wall, amongst thick hazel scrub, on top of a 3m rock step.
From here, veer right above the cliffs, until you reach the large, flat summit plateau, which is surprisingly grassy and agricultural. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/927/comment/5686/
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Annual christmas walk .. by kaygeebee   (Show all for Slievecarran)
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