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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
Highest place: Croaghaun, 688m Maximum height for area: 688 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,
CroaghaunMountainAchill IslandIslandCruachán A name in Irish (Ir. Cruachán [logainm.ie], 'little stack')MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, X-bedded psammites and schists Bedrock
Reachable "On Foot " Y Height:688mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55961 06091This place has been logged as visited by 233 members. Recently by: tommyclarke, sj-byrne, AndrewH, peter1, DavidWalsh, TommyV, livelife2thefull, Geo, Reeks2011, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, 21yearsgone, damo11, Secret-Five I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
It was the tradition for local children to pick berries on the mountain on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') (MacNeill, 191). Walks: for a cliff-top walk near Achill Head, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk A. Previously Tonacroaghaun in MV.
Croaghaun is the highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 131st highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/?PHPSESSID=8qjh9vtntn6m71p17kd1co3hp6