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Lavagh More Mountain An Leamhach Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leamhach Mhór [GE], poss. 'the big place of elms/mallows') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 671m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G93531 91010
Place visited by 128 members. Recently by: William-J, JimMc, scottwalker, PaulNolan, oakesave, Cobhclimber, Lucky1, scapania, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, johncromie, Wildrover, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -8.101284, Latitude: 54.766957 , Easting: 193531, Northing: 391010 Prominence: 193m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 593482 891001,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LvghMr, 10 char: LvghMore
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Locally known as An Leamhaigh Mhór. Given the ruggedness of the terrain and height of the mountain, a connection with (marsh-)mallows seems unlikely, and with elms even more so. The name is therefore somewhat puzzling.   Lavagh More is the second highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 158th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh More in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A cold snap...of Lavagh More
 
Fine summit in the heart of the wilds
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  26 Nov 2013
This approach is from SW and forms part of a looped walk including Binnasruel, Lavagh More, Lavagh Beg and Silver Hill. Park at G 896 885 A (Point A), beside and abandoned cottage, where there is room for a couple of cars. Climb over fence and proceed north up a gently rising slope turning NE at point G898 890 B (Point B) after a few hundred metres where the slope become increasingly steeper. Continue in this direction for approx 2 km to reach Binnasruel, then continue NE for another 2km, passing between a number of small loughs in the col around point G 924 903 C. The climb is reasonably easy and the summit is is a broad rocky/grassy area, marked by a cairn. It will take you approx 2.5 hours to reach this Lavagh More from the car, Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/154/comment/4914/
 
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