Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Nedanone: A small wet hill in a splendid location

No serious sanction for quad bikers that dama

Viewing recent comments first

Hill of Slane: Old as the hills

Simple route to Foilduff

Slievereagh: Avoid the pain barrier

Slievereagh: Fine view of the Galtys and Ballyhouras

Carrigeenamronety: A summit with a visitors book

Carrigeenamronety Hill loop walk.

Cronamuck: It's out there

Meenanea: Another toughie in the Bluestack Mts

Meenanea: Another toughie in the Bluestack Mts

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks, shared GPS tracks or about starting places may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Twelve Bens Area   Cen: Lough Auna Hills Subarea
Rating graphic.
Cregg Hill Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 297m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L71543 52416
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: trekker, Tomaquinas, Haulie, Aciddrinker, Ulsterpooka, NickDown, tphase, David-Guenot, flynnke, bryanmccabe, paddyhillsbagger, wicklore, Wildrover, Fergalh, sandman
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.936854, Latitude: 53.506218 , Easting: 71543, Northing: 252416 Prominence: 142m,  Isolation: 3km
ITM: 471521 752438,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cregg, 10 char: Cregg
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Cregg is the 1165th highest place in Ireland. Cregg is the second most westerly summit in the Twelve Bens area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/
COMMENTS for Cregg 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cregg  in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Cregg from the south.
 
Western tail end of the north Bens, with radio transmitter.
Short Summary created by simon3, Colin Murphy  29 May 2022
Take the N59 west from Letterfrack and turn left along road L693 567 starA. Continue along this for about 6km - it is by turns badly potholed and quite drivable so take care.This will take you to within spitting distance of the summit, which is marked by a mast. Climb over a fence to south of road and close to mast you will see a small pile of stones marking the highest point. The view of the mast is understandably ugly - but turn the other way and it is almost majestic, with Lough Nahillion nestling beneath the western slopes of the Twelve Bens. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/15392/
 
God bless the good old RTE transmitter access roa .. by Geo   (Show all for Cregg )
 
From the SE .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Cregg )
 
Contrasting views .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Cregg )
 
(End of comment section for Cregg .)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007