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Maamturks Area   N: Leenaun Subarea
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Meall Cheo Mountain An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh A name in Irish, also Leenaun Hill North-West Top an extra name in English Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin Beg List, Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L85969 59831
Place visited by 88 members. Recently by: thrifleganger, eeimly, Colin Murphy, Tran, mdoc1969, paulbrown, Aciddrinker, abcd, briankelly, Haulie, OisinD, Roswayman, fieldoptic, seanmeehan, magnumpig
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Longitude: -9.722242, Latitude: 53.576134 , Easting: 85969, Northing: 259831 Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 485944 759851,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MlCh, 10 char: Meall Cheo
Bedrock type: Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs, (Salrock Formation)

Meall Cheo is the 338th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/
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Middle of a good ridge walk .. by group   (Show all for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh))
 
Worth the visit. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>Meall Cheo</i> (<i>An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh</i>) in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The start of Killary Fjord can be seen, but not the finish line in Leenaun.
 
Maumturks Challenge part 4
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
On paper this section looks like it is the easiest part of the challenge as most of the hard climbing is done. But for tired legs, the mental challenge of the route really kicks in. A series of drops and climbs from Maumturkmore over to Maell Cheo makes every single metre look like 10 and feel like 100. The steep descend to Leenaun can really be felt in the legs. A beast of a challenge but one for any bucket list. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/20169/
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Small is beautiful .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh))
 
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