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Donegal Coastal Hill Area
Place count in area: 4, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Drumnalifferny Far NE Top, 535m
Maximum height for area: 535 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 95 metres,

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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 second highest hill in the Donegal Coastal Hill area and the 1178th highest in Ireland. Ballystrang is the most southerly summit in the Donegal Coastal Hill area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballystrang in area Donegal Coastal Hill, 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/
 
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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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