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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 33 members. Recently by: Aciddrinker, Ulsterpooka, NickDown, tphase, David-Guenot, flynnke, bryanmccabe, paddyhillsbagger, wicklore, Wildrover, Fergalh, sandman, DeltaP, juliewoods, Jamessheerin
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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 1164th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/
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Beauty and ugliness in equal measure .. by group   (Show all for Cregg)
 
New Comment: From the SE
by markmjcampion  14 Nov 2020
I approached from the SE, having turned off the N59 at L75135 48710 B. I drove as far along the road as I could and then headed cross country. It had a wild and remote feel to it.
First I hit the stream at approx L72659 51631 C and followed it north for about 500m before heading due West up to the summit. Rough enough under foot on the pull up to the top. I wasn't expected so much man made intrusion at the summit but it was a grand couple of hours nonetheless. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/21353/
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God bless the good old RTE transmitter access roa .. by Geo   (Show all for Cregg)
 
Contrasting views .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Cregg)
 
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