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Donegal East Area   S: Castlefinn 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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Meenavally Hill Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Marble, quartzite, psammite; graphitic Bedrock

Height: 219m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6, 11 Grid Reference: H17517 97943
Place visited by 15 members. Recently by: dino, dregish, paddyhillsbagger, AntrimRambler, BigFly, mark-rdc, Harry Goodman, sandman, Aidy, chalky, Peter Walker, Garmin, Fergalh, eamonoc, Lucky1
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Longitude: -7.728225, Latitude: 54.828972 , Easting: 217517, Northing: 397943 Prominence: 124m,  Isolation: 9.2km
ITM: 617462 897932,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mnvly, 10 char: Meenavally
Bedrock type: Marble, quartzite, psammite; graphitic, (Aghyaran & Killygordon Limestone Formation)

Meenavally is the 1360th highest place in Ireland.

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The Steeple .. by group   (Show all for Meenavally )
 
Towering surprise .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Meenavally )
 
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Up The Steeple!
by dino  10 Jan 2022
The Steeple is my closest summit on MV (I can see it from my front door!) and an old friend. I have a geocache placed close to the tower since 2006 and I once camped in the nearby beech grove when I was 17 (slightly before 2006!). I've ridden the forest trails on my MTB in daylight and darkness and I've walked here with my wife, the kids, the dog and sometimes on my own when I wanted some peace.

I usually approach on foot from the closest forest entrance at Point B but on this visit I started at the signposted parking area on the main road between Letterkenny and Stranorlar (H 16335 98245 starC). I had looked at the OS map and thought I had identified a possible loop walk using tracks and minor roads. I was unsure about access but knew I could still do a linear walk from this approach point. In the end up I was right about the track crossing private land and despite trying to follow vague trails through the trees I ended up back on the main forest track.

Views from the tower on the summit were good despite the lowish cloud. There has been a fair bit of felling since my last visit which has expanded the view. Muckish and Errigal were just about visible today.

More information about the tower and a video of my visit can be found on my blog and YouTube Channel:

https://niallharran.com/2022/01/05/walk-the-steeple-meenavally/
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A pleasant walk to theTower .. by BigFly   (Show all for Meenavally )
 
Hill With A Tower .. by Aidy   (Show all for Meenavally )
 
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