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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 16, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30, CBW
Highest place: Croaghaun, 688m Maximum height for area: 688 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,
Croaghaun SW TopMountainAchill IslandIslandFor origin of name, see Croaghaun.MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Quartz pebble conglomerate and schists Bedrock
Reachable "On Foot " Y Height:664mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55361 05842 Place visited by 199 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, Reeks2011, pwbellarby, AndrewH, peter1, TommyV, Geo, patmoran, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, IainT, Lauranna, damo11, Garmin, Barty1958 Island visited by 0 members. I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This is a lower top just 600m W of Croaghaun itself. A little caution is required on the summit in poor visibility due to the precipice to the N. Offshore winds, which can blow walks towards or even over the cliffs, are not unknown here.
Croaghaun SW Top is the third highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 171st highest in Ireland. Croaghaun SW Top is the second most westerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/166/?PHPSESSID=jdt6ob2tb08dha771qkmanhai7