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Mouldy Hill Hill Donegal County, in Binnion List, Pale grey grit with psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 312m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2,7 Grid Reference: C35400 28900 This summit has been logged as climbed by 19 members. Recently by: Kapty, chalky, cody1, mark-rdc, jmcg, Hilltop-Harrier, Garmin, AntrimRambler, Harry Goodman, shaunwilson, conor1, walkingnw, cerosti, NICKY, Peter Walker
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.44617, Latitude: 55.106088 , Easting: 235400, Northing: 428900 Prominence: 167m,   Isolation: 5.4km
ITM: 635341 928882,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MldyHl, 10 char: Mouldy Hil
Bedrock type: Pale grey grit with psammitic schist, (Fahan Grit Formation)

Mouldy Hill is the 1123th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/944/
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Rough coastal summit over Buncrana and Lough Swil .. by group   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
panorama on Inishowen .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mouldy Hill in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Inch Island and Lough Swilly from Mouldy Hill
 
A cheating English peakbagger writes...
by Peter Walker  26 Oct 2010
I know it's probably belittling it a little, but once I got it into my head to try to get all 22 Inishowen tops done in four days I needed a quick way up Mouldy Hill. So I eschewed any coastal starts and studied the map, eyes alighting on the road running high up the south flank (past a settlement named Roosky on Sheet 7). There is a very short track marked as leaving the road at 359 281 B: on the ground it has a gate at the bottom and is almost opposite a farm. I managed to squeeze a car off the road a short way to the east.

Once over the gate the track soon ends at a fence, easily conquered by means of a gap at its right hand end where it meets another (no clambering required). You're now climbing between two fences (which on my visit formed comforting barriers between myself and the livestock): keep close in to the right hand one. At the top of the strip is another blocking fence: climb over a handy gate and a short plod leads to the ridge at 359 285 C.

From here said ridge provides tussocky but reasonable going to the top. A little energy could be conserved by cutting the ridge corner on the right (north-east), but that would rob you of the fine seaward prospect. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/944/comment/6151/
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Be aware of some access restriction. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
Asses prosecuted? .. by three5four0   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
Started at housing estate at Fahan. Drove up to e .. by SharonBree   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
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