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Glascarns Hill Mountain Croaghbane North Top A name in English
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin Beg List, main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G97914 91930
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: david bourke, wicklore, IncaHoots, chalky, peter1, dr_banuska, Fergalh, melohara, johncromie, Wilderness, hgboyle, jimgraham, sandilandsn, scottwalker, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -8.033197, Latitude: 54.775258 , Easting: 197914, Northing: 391930 Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 597864 891920,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GlscHl, 10 char: GlscrnsHil
Bedrock type: main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Glascarns Hill is the 342nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Glascarns Hill in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View over Cronloughan to Cronamuck and Altnapaste
 
A Welcome New Addition
by Aidy  16 Jun 2015
I climbed Glascarns Hill over a year ago, not knowing at the time that it would make it on to MV, and I was just using it as a stepping stone on to Croaghbane. Even then however, I was glad I went to the summit, which was a magnificent rocky top, with great views over Cronloughan lough, the Owendoo and Owengarve River valleys, and to all the surrounding mountains. I started at the old schoolhouse in the Reelan Valley, and headed south-southeast directly up the hill, keeping the Effernagh River on my right hand side as I ascended. Initially boggy ground and tussocky grass and heather, but fantastic rocky terrain nearer the top. Glad to see it on here. I continued on to Croaghbane before being driven back down by possibly the strongest winds i've yet experienced on a mountain. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1413/comment/18130/
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