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Donegal NW Area   Gweedore Subarea
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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Cnoc Fola Hill Bloody Foreland A name in English
(Ir. Cnoc Fola [OSI], 'hill of blood') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 314m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B83368 32280 This summit has been logged as climbed by 24 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, millsd1, paulbrown, sandman, kenmoore, chalky, tiki, Wildcat, FilHil, Garmin, AntrimRambler, David-Guenot, Geansai, wicklore, trekker
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Longitude: -8.26157, Latitude: 55.137435 , Easting: 183368, Northing: 432280 Prominence: 219m,   Isolation: 4.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 583321 932262,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BldyFr, 10 char: BldyFrlnd
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

The Irish name Cnoc Fola only applies to the hill and not the headland, which is called An Reannach Rua [ET].   Cnoc Fola is the 1117th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Fola in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Bloody Foreland from the steep northern slopes of Cnoc Fola
 
A "top-of-the-world" sensation !!
by David-Guenot  2 Oct 2013
Decided to tackle Cnoc Fola on 07. November 2012. I had been driving along the W coast from the Rosses and made a complete clockwise turn around the hill to find a convenient spot to park and start from. Finally parked on the northern edge of R257, beside a house, at B827329 E (the white spot in the centre of the picture is my car). Right on the other side of the road lies an open peat field and beyond stands Cnoc Fola. I met a local who was out for a walk along the road with his dog, so I asked him if anyone would bother me walking through this field. He said no-one would, and told me it was a 30-40 min ascent to the top, really worth the effort.
After a few minutes jumping from mound to mound on a boggy, uneven terrain, I headed up straight on as the ground rose steeply, until I realised I could make an effortless, diagonal ascent heading SE, as the strong winds literally pushed me up straight to the trig point !! Due to its prominent, isolated position, Cnoc Fola offers amazing 360° views despite its rather modest height. From Bloody Foreland, Tory, Inishdooey, Inishbofin, the endless sandy beach at Dooey and Horn Head to the N and NE, to the amazing string of countless islands and inlets to the SW, with the ocean waves glittering under the fading sunlight that was peering through the clouds. Too cloudy, though to enable me to enjoy the beautiful sunset I had expected. Also to the S did the clouds cover the whole Muckish-Errigal range, leaving only Taobh an Leithid merely visible. Which made me think about coming back on a clearer day !!
A 30 min ascent and 15-20 min descent, but almost 30 min spent enduring the strong, cold winds to explore the flattened, cairn-littered top and enjoy its different, magnificent vistas. A "top-of-the-world" sensation at only 314m !! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/939/comment/15211/
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