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South Waterford Area   None Subarea
Place count in area: 2, OSI/LPS Maps: 75, 76 
Highest place:
Clashabeema, 137m
Maximum height for area: 137 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 99 metres,

Places in area South Waterford:
None:   Ballyscanlan Hill 132mClashabeema 137m

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Ballyscanlan Hill Hill Waterford County in Munster Province, in Local/Historical/Cultural List

Height: 132m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 76 Grid Reference: S54629 02677
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: Barry28213, Noahq10, Roen, Fergalh, thomas_g, conormcbandon, geohappy, Glanman2, jackill, eamonoc, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, sandman, Pepe
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Longitude: -7.202234, Latitude: 52.173706 , Easting: 254629, Northing: 102677 Prominence: 72m,  Isolation: 2.8km
ITM: 654566 602732,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlysHl, 10 char: BlyscnlHil


Ballyscanlan Hill is the second highest hill in the South Waterford area and the 1488th highest in Ireland. Ballyscanlan Hill is the most southerly summit in the South Waterford area and also the most easterly.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1494/
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The Copper Coast. .. by sandman   (Show all for Ballyscanlan Hill )
 
A pleasant road walk with one good view - and the .. by Pepe   (Show all for Ballyscanlan Hill )
 
This hill had a haircut recently .. by Pepe   (Show all for Ballyscanlan Hill )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballyscanlan Hill  in area South Waterford, Ireland
Picture: Carrigavantry reservoir with Ballyscanlan in the background
 
Easier than expected
by Barry28213  27 Oct 2021
Parked at Carrigavantry reservoir S55100251 C where there's space for 3/4 cars near the small marina. We then followed the road back around and took the relatively well worn track on the north western corner of the lake (shown on the OS map) which passes a lovely copse of pine trees by the waters edge. From here the track starts to ascend to a large flat grassy area with a nice view point back over the reservoir. Here the views end however, as the path joins the main track traversing the hill, which is mostly in forestry. The track is rough enough and quite muddy in places as it seems to be regularly used by a local horse riding club. About twenty passed us as we arrived!
As the track turns around the southern side of the hill, there are a number of clear entry points into the forestry and it seems that any of these can be taken to reach the summit. It's easy going under the trees as the area now seems to have been taken over as a regular camp ground. We came across a fully constructed camping area complete with tarp, chair and even makeshift bins. As we could see no other sign of recent activity, we could only assume that this has been put together as a permanent wild camp site by it's regular user/s. From here we followed the upward slope and though somewhat overgrown by brambles and providing no views due to surrounding trees, the trig point was relatively quick and easy to reach. We did find a rocky area to the east just below the summit which provided glimpses of the reservoir and Tramore through the trees. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1494/comment/23320/
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