Lavagh Beg 650m mountain, Bluestack Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Knockafeehane: Rewarding views.

Slieve Binnian: Fine views on a pleasant October evening

Thur Mountain: Approach from the north east

Fermoyle Hill: Wonderful Panarama at the top

Great Sugar Loaf: An Iconic Mountain

Recent trip to Sierra Nevada Spain

Feede Mountain: Gorse brambles, bracken and heather at top

Spanish Sierra Nevada: Veleta Circuit

Table Mountain West Top: Pleasant walk to uninspiring summit

Spanish Sierra Nevada: Trevenque

Spanish Sierra Nevada: The Caldera Peaks

Laghta Eighter Hill: Steep, slippy and short but great views

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Rating graphic.
Lavagh Beg Mountain An Leamhach Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leamhach Bheag [GE], poss. 'the little place of
elms/mallows')
Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G92624 91536
Place visited by 131 members. Recently by: Aciddrinker, arderincorbett, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, TipsyDempy, abcd, Grumbler, eoghancarton, finkey86, 40Shades, jamesmforrest, mountainmike, IncaHoots, peter1, Fergalh
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.115373, Latitude: 54.771678 , Easting: 192624, Northing: 391536 Prominence: 93m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 592576 891527,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LvghBg, 10 char: Lavagh Beg
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Locally known as An Leamhaigh Bheag. See Lavagh More regarding this name.   Lavagh Beg is the third highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 198th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/
COMMENTS for Lavagh Beg 1 2 Next page >>  
Follow this place's comments
Fine mountain with small lough almost on the summ .. by group   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Lavagh Beg is about half an hour from the summit .. by gerrym   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Donegal delight .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Having reached the summit of Silver Hill, we head .. by csd   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
After having climbed Lavagh More I descended the .. by murphysw   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh Beg in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Across the summit lough to Silver Hill
 
Helped By Dry Weather
by Aidy  3 Nov 2015
For Sunday I had planned a circuit of Lavagh Beg, Silver Hill, Cullaghcro and Binnasruell, but I felt the stirrings of a cold on Saturday night, and it was full blown by Sunday morning. Even so, when the alarm went off, it was such a beautiful day I couldn't resist heading off, and decided I would at least do Lavagh Beg. I parked around G 93723 93580 D and went south, then east, along the track before striking up on to the hillside making for the low point on the prominent northern off-shoot of Lavagh Beg. It was a short, relatively easy climb, although I saw enough to know that after a prolonged wet spell, this mountain could potentially verge on the hateful! The wind was ferocious at the top despite there being hardly a breeze lower down, but in the sunshine, the views were stunning all around. Silver Hill looked great too, and I'll be back to complete the circuit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/comment/18385/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
COMMENTS for Lavagh Beg 1 2 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Lavagh Beg.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.