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Lavagh Beg Mountain An Leamhaigh Bheag A name in Irish
Ir. An Leamhaigh Bheag [logainm.ie], poss. 'the little place of
elms/mallows’
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G92624 91536
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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)

See An Leamhaigh Mhór / Lavagh More regarding this name.   An Leamhaigh Bheag is the third highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 200th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Leamhaigh Bheag in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lavagh Beg from Lavagh More
 
Fine mountain with small lough almost on the summit.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  4 Dec 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 , 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 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 to Lavagh More is reasonably easy and the summit is is a broad rocky/grassy area, marked by a cairn. From here it is a relatively short hop to Lavagh Beg. Turn NW for 1km dropping down to just 540m altitude before a relatively easy climb to the summit, which features a couple of potential high-point candidates, but the highest point is marked by a pile of rocks, and overlooks a tiny lough. It took approximately 3.5 hours to reach this point, including a break for food. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/comment/4956/
 
Lavagh Beg is about half an hour from the summit .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Leamhaigh Bheag)
 
Donegal delight .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for An Leamhaigh Bheag)
 
Having reached the summit of Silver Hill, we head .. by csd   (Show all for An Leamhaigh Bheag)
 
After having climbed Lavagh More I descended the .. by murphysw   (Show all for An Leamhaigh Bheag)
 
Helped By Dry Weather .. by Aidy   (Show all for An Leamhaigh Bheag)
 
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