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Donegal NW Area
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   An Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

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Ballystrang Hill Donegal County in Ulster Province, in no lists, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6, 11 Grid Reference: C11639 04956
Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: eamonoc, David-Guenot, Aidy, sandman, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Harry Goodman, Garmin, kmoore, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.819403, Latitude: 54.892137 , Easting: 211639, Northing: 404956 Prominence: 95m,  Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 611586 904943,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bly292, 10 char: Balystrang
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Ballystrang is the 1175th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballystrang in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Ballystrang from the west
 
Another windfarmed summit
Short Summary created by Peter Walker  25 May 2015
Like its near neighbours Cark Mountain and Culliagh SE Top, Ballystrang is an unassuming hill granted dubious character by an extensive adornment of wind turbines. An ascent is very straightforward and quickly accomplished.

Park at the foot of a windfarm access track at C10914 04534 A, where there is adequate space. Climb over the fence by the side of the gate on the left (stones left here to facilitate the manoeuvre). Climb up the road for a few hundred metres to a turn on the left (signposted to turbines 37 and 38). Follow this turn for another few hundred metres to turbine 38; here turn right and follow an overgrown low stone dyke up an easy grass slope to the summit.

The view is awash with swirling and non-swirling white blades, but a few of the higher Donegal summits poke up cheekily on the horizon. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/15397/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballystrang in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Passing stormy showers from summit
Easy Access On Wind Farm Road
by Aidy  25 Apr 2016
The beauty of small hills like this is that even if they're not spectacular, they take little time or effort, and in cases like this are made even easier by wind farm access roads. The road here took me almost to the top, with only a short stretch of heather and grass to negotiate. I've done several small hills in Tyrone, Fermanagh, Derry and Donegal over the last few weeks as part of my local 100, and this was one of the better ones, with fairly good views around the neighbouring hills and down over Lough Swilly to Inishowen. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/18508/
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Windy spot
by Fergalh  3 Aug 2014
Park at C10914 04534 A. Climb up hill till first turn left (C11332 04568 B) than walk as far as turbine no. 38. Turn right here and proceed 200 metres to top of hill. Always ask permission before entering wind farms. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1153/comment/17590/
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