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Donegal Central Area , NE: Loughsalt Hills Subarea
Feature count in area: 15, all in Donegal, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 2, 6
Highest Place: Moylenanav 539m

Starting Places (28) in area Donegal Central:
Astelleen Burn Waterfall, Ballyarr, Binnadoo, Braughan Road, Drumfin Bridge, Edenacarnan East, Edenacarnan North, Edenacarnan South, Garrangalta Rocks, Gartan Wood, Glenveagh Bridge, Glenveagh National Park SW, Glenveigh Castle, Losset North, Lough Acrobane Farmhouse, Lough Acrobane South, Lough Acrobane South West, Lough Barra Slipway CP, Lough Barra W, Lough Natooey West, Lough Salt North, Lough Salt West, Moyle Hill, Nabrackbaddy Lough, Parochial House, River Barra Bridge NE, River Barra Bridge SW, Sruhancrolee Bridge

Summits & other features in area Donegal Central:
NE: Loughsalt Hills: Crockmore 349m, Croaghmore 278m, Edenacarnan 192m, Loughaskerry 252m, Loughsalt Mountain 469m, Moyle Hill 148m, Stragraddy Mountain 285m
SW: Glendowan Mountains: Binswilly 337m, Brown Mountain 224m, Cionn Bheatha 384m, Crockastoller 418m, Farscallop 420.6m, Gartan Mountain 357m, Leahanmore 442m, Moylenanav 539m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Edenacarnan, 192m Hill Éadan an Charnáin A name in Irish,
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Ir. Éadan an Charnáin [logainm.ie], 'brow of the little cairn’, Donegal County in Ulster province, in Binnion Lists, Edenacarnan is the 1410th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference C14024 17348, OS 1:50k mapsheet 6
Place visited by: 24 members, recently by: mcrtchly, kernowclimber, dregish, Lucky1, finkey86, eamonoc, Fergalh, sperrinlad, magicstep, Aidy, sandman, chalky, David-Guenot, mark-rdc, Garmin
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.781633, Latitude: 55.003387, Easting: 214024, Northing: 417348, Prominence: 147m,  Isolation: 5km
ITM: 613970 917333
Bedrock type: Psammitic schist, some marble beds, (Lower Crana Quartzite Formation)
Notes on name: This low ridge overlooks Kilmacrenan. The name Edenacarnan appears only on the 6" map. It is the name of an electoral district, while Edenacarnan North and South are townlands in the parish of Kilmacrenan. Has been called Cloghroe.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Edncrn, 10 char: Edncrnn

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Summary for Edenacarnan (Éadan an Charnáin): An isolated bump with a fine panorama
Summary created by JohnA, Peter Walker 2023-05-08 16:58:09
            MountainViews.ie picture about Edenacarnan (<em>Éadan an Charnáin</em>)
Picture: Looking north from Edenacarnan
Edenacarnan hides in a tangle of land not far NW of Letterkenny, but stands sufficiently above it (and far enough away from more eminent eminences) to command extensive views over a large swathe of Donegal countryside.

It is easily and quickly (a matter of minutes) ascended from a minor road/track (driveable) across its northern side. Start at Edcarn N (C14089 17669) and follow the rough access track to the radio kit on the summit, returning the same way.
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Member Comments for Edenacarnan (Éadan an Charnáin)
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Edenacarnan (<em>Éadan an Charnáin</em>)
Picture: View north from Edenacarnan to Loughsalt Mountain, Knockalla and Inishowen
small ridge with big views
by slemish 8 May 2023
This curious little ridge in Donegal seems to suffer from an identity crisis. MountainViews calls it Edenacarnan, Google Maps calls it Cloghroe, whilst another map site calls it Legnahoory. Whatever the correct name is, this is a great little hill with fine views in all directions. I turned off the N56 between Kilmacrenan and Letterkenny onto a minor road signposted Cashelgay. Follow this road for about a mile until you reach a T-junction. Turn left here and follow the road for a further quarter of a mile until you come to a gate about 100m before a barn. There is room for one vehicle to park here on the left of the road (A (C142 171)). Cross the road and climb over the gate into the field behind. This is where a short climb starts which is fairly steep through cropped grass and I was certainly feeling the heat on one of the best days I've ever experienced in Donegal. At the top of this field you can see the summit area clearly and there are two barbed wire fences to cross before reaching it. The summit area contains a communications mast and other electrical equipment in a little fenced-off area. This doesn't detract from the views however which are excellent considering the hill is only 192m high. A wonderful panorama from the Sperrins round to the Bluestacks, the Derryveaghs and out over the Fanad and Inishowen peninsulas - the Urris Hills were particularly prominent (see photo). I returned by the same route to the car. An easy and worthwhile climb - this one can be done in 20 minutes, so check it out if in the area. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1040/comment/6413/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Edenacarnan (<em>Éadan an Charnáin</em>)
Picture: View N to the ridge from Drumfin Hill to Stragraddy Mt with Muckish behind.
A panoramic viewpoint.
by Harry Goodman 8 May 2023
Climbed!! Edenacarnan on Tues 7 April 2010. Looking at the map and unaware that there was an access road up to a new communications mast I parked at a minor road junction at Edcarn E (C14505 17445) opposite a steel gate with a rough track which I followed W up to the open hillside. The top is only some 500m along and at an appropriate point , where my way was blocked by dense patches of gorse, I crossed a fence, which I had been following on my right. This led me on to much clearer ground which I followed it along to the top. To my great surprise, a car that had roared past me just as I was starting out on my walk, was sitting on top of the hill with five lads taking in the view! They had driven up the short, winding,rough access road to the mast (not to be recommended!!) Fortunately the high point of the hill B (C14019 17335) which lies along the fence line, has escaped being obliterated by the small enclosure surrounding the mast. Having become aware of the access road I followed it down to the minor road at Edcarn N (C14089 17669) where a right turn and then another, a short distance along, brought me back to the car. All done and dusted in approximately 25 minutes at a strollers pace with almost as much time spent at the top taking in the wide panoramic views spread out before me. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1040/comment/4634/
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A Quick One
by three5four0 18 Apr 2010
On the narrow country lane way, on Edenacarnans northern slopes, we feared there would be nowhere to park, however we actually found several! The first being a new house being built, after passing another house there is a lay-by (coming from the Legnahoory direction), after that there was a place by an old abandoned cottage and finally there was just enough space at the new access road to the coms tower. Even from where we parked the ascent was quick and easy, all of about 11 mins in fact. The views were good and we were treated to a Golden Eagle brushing aside several crows, who went to pick a fight with it. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1040/comment/4630/
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bellanascadden on Edenacarnan
by bellanascadden 11 Nov 2009
good views of the surrounding countryside,from letterkenny to churchill and lough salt,in recent weeks access is by a road to coms. tower on the nw side about 200m walk. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1040/comment/4266/
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