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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places 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) (Aranmore) 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

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghleconnell Hill Cruach Leac Chonaill A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cruach Leac Chonaill [PDT], 'stack of Conall's flagstone') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 266m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: B84100 05700
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: chalky, Garmin, Harry Goodman, Brambler, ahendroff, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.248611, Latitude: 54.8987 , Easting: 184100, Northing: 405700 Prominence: 195m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 584053 905687,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg266, 10 char: Crghlcnl
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Leac Chonaill is the name of a stone near the holy well of St. Conall. Recesses on it are said to be the marks of the saint's knees and elbow (Kay Muhr, Celebrating Ulster's Townlands, p. 23). Leac Chonaill also gives its name to the townlands of Derryleconnell Far and Derryleconnell Near.   Cruach Leac Chonaill is the 1125th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Leac Chonaill in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: View SE to Croaghleconnel from the R252.
 
Worth a visit.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  5 Nov 2012
Park at B8557807434 A on the R252, beside but not blocking an entrance track into an old quarry. Walk 200m E along the road to B857074 B. Turn right and follow waymarked posts across a patch of trackless peaty ground and then a rough track to B855066 C C. Leave the track and go right (SW) up a long (1.7k) but gentle undulating slope to B8425906016 D on the N end of the summit ridge (obvious in clear conditions but an important checkpoint in mist). Turn left (S) and follow along the rocky ridge for 350m to the summit marked by a cairn and trig pillar.
Alternatively take the minor road SW off the R252 at B867065 E and at B863058 F follow a waymarked track NW to B855066 C C. Leave the track and go left SW uphill as described above. In clear conditions the views from the top give a 360 degree sweep around NW past the Derryveagh/Glendowan Mts., then S to the Bluestacks and finishing along the Atlantic seaboard from Slievetooey to Aranmore Is. A short but very worthwhile walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/986/comment/5745/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Leac Chonaill in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking N to Crovehy from Croaghleconnel summit.
A hill to enjoy but save it for a fine day.
by Harry Goodman  30 Oct 2012
This truly is a small hill to enjoy. I climbed it on 22 Oct 12 and, having been there, was surprised that none of the three mv members who had been there before me thought it worthy of comment. Although small in height it is nonetheless a substantial hill. I parked at B8557807434 A beside, but not blocking, the entrance to a track leading into an old quarry. I walked 200m E along the R252 to B8572007414 G where I turned right and followed waymark posts across a patch of trackless peaty ground for some 500m to join a rough but substantial track at B8551806928 H just S of L Ahatta. I then continued S along the track to its high point B8554606628 I about 1k from the start of the walk. Turning right off the track I started a long (1.7k) but gradual climb up SW to the top. On the way up I passed a cairn (Pt 283) about 1k along B8479206036 J which would act as a checkpoint in poor visability. Continuing up W I then reached the N end of the rocky summit ridge B8425906016 D where a turn left (S), obvious in clear weather but more difficult in mist, led me along for 350m to the summit, marked by a cairn and trig pillar B8411205744 K. On the day I was there I had a beautiful, clear, 360 degree sweep around NW past the Derryveagh/Glendowan Mts. then S to the Bluestacks and finishing along the western Atlantic seaboard from Slievetooey to Aranmore Is. A short walk of 5.5k, 195m ascent, easily completed in two hours but save it for a fine day with good visability. Anyone with a need for a greater burst of energy could consider combing this walk with a walk to Crovehy from the same starting point and following the way marked way N shown on the OSi Sheet 1 3rd Edition. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/986/comment/14846/
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