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Donegal East Area   NW: Letterkenny Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Culliagh SE Top, 369m
Maximum height for area: 369 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 241 metres,

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Cark Mountain Hill An Chearc A name in Irish Ir. An Chearc [logainm.ie], 'the hen' Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 364m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6, 11 Grid Reference: C08256 04316
Place visited by 13 members. Recently by: dino, eamonoc, AntrimRambler, wicklore, David-Guenot, Aidy, sandman, Lucky1, Harry Goodman, chalky, Peter Walker, Garmin, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.872282, Latitude: 54.886411 , Easting: 208256, Northing: 404316 Prominence: 102m,  Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 608194 904299,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrkMnt, 10 char: CrkMntn
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Cark Mountain is the second highest hill in the Donegal East area and the 1030th highest in Ireland. Cark Mountain is the second most westerly summit in the Donegal East area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cark Mountain (<i>An Chearc</i>) in area Donegal East, Ireland
 
New Comment: Spoiled by Windmills
by dino  Wed 20 Oct
I followed Track 2065 by Peter Walker to keep me right as I followed the many windfarm tracks and didn't want to get lost. I found this a dreadfully dull approach as the track often dips below the surrounding bog. By the time I reached the top I was sick of the sight and sound of windmills. The actual summit is pretty decent but the proliferation of so many windmills in all directions was quite depressing. I wish I was here 20 years ago as it was probably a lovely walk and a cracker view. I struggled today to get a decent photo without windmills. Unfortunately, unless you have a love of windmills or you are ticking this off a list I don't see any point in visiting this spot any longer.

Blog post and photos of the trip: https://idlecyclist.wordpress.com/2021/10/20/hike-cuilagh-se-top-and-cark-mountain/
. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1087/comment/23312/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cark Mountain (<i>An Chearc</i>) in area Donegal East, Ireland
Picture: View over Lough Deele to the Glendowan Mountains.
Surprisingly Good Views
by Aidy  25 Apr 2016
The small hills I've done recently from my local 100 have been a mixed bag, and when I saw how heavily covered by windmills this one was, I didn't have high hopes. I was pleasantly surprised however. The views through the gaps in between were striking at times, particularly as I got some dramatic, stormy weather. Many of the Bluestacks were visible, as were the Glendowan and Derryveagh Mountains. With the access roads making things easy, it was well worth the visit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1087/comment/18509/
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Breezy spot
by Fergalh  3 Aug 2014
Park at C 07976 03769 A proceed up track and take first right and than first left. High Point is at Wind turbine no. 6. Always ask permission before entering wind farms. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1087/comment/17591/
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