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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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Muckish Mountain An Mhucais A name in Irish
(Ir. An Mhucais [DUPN], 'the pig back/ridge') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 667.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C00448 28709
Place visited by 388 members. Recently by: cairns-pj, No1Grumbler, Jai-mckinney, rdkernan, tmcg, tseepra, pcost, ciarraioch, Carolyn105, Sweeney, Roswayman, fellrunner, GerryCarroll, nolo, micealh
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Longitude: -7.993765, Latitude: 55.105634 , Easting: 200448, Northing: 428709 Prominence: 523.08m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 600397 928691,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mcksh, 10 char: Muckish
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

So named from a fancied resemblance according to Joyce. The mountain does indeed have the shape of a pig's back, with a curve before a steep downward drop on the S side. A quarry on the N side of the mountain was used to extract high-grade quartz sand for optical glass.   An Mhucais is the third highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 164th highest in Ireland.

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Stunning McVeigh Video .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for An Mhucais)
 
On a fine day on Muckish you can make out all the .. by skyehigh   (Show all for An Mhucais)
 
A UFO? .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for An Mhucais)
 
Completed a good circular walk here on Easter Sun .. by zeaphod   (Show all for An Mhucais)
 
This is not a climb for the faint hearted. I took .. by patbelfast   (Show all for An Mhucais)
 
A novice's challenge!
by joekdp  7 Oct 2014
I took the miner's path, a bit daunting for a novice climber like myself, a real challenge but only took me 1hour to reach the top. Very satisfying climb, views were fantastic Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/163/comment/17712/
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