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Donegal Islands Area
Feature count in area: 60, all in Donegal, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2, 3, 6, 7
Highest Place: Gull Island 95m

Starting Places (19) in area Donegal Islands:
Altawinny Bay Road, Burtonport Pier, Cnoc Fola Carpark, Coshia, Crockadillisk Bend, Crocknamarrow, Cruit Golf Pier, Doherty's Dún, Five Fingers Strand, Glasagh Road, Glassagh Beach, Gola Island Ferry Pier, Mevagh Cross, Mullagh, Port Pier, Stella Maris Meevagh, Teach Dixon, Trá na Rossan, Trá na Rossan Hostel

Summits & other features in area Donegal Islands:
Allagh Island 8m, An Bhuidéal 45m, An tOileán leathan 20m, Bo Island 13m, Calf Island (1) 5m, Cruit Island 32m, Edernishree 11m, Edernish 11m, Eighter Island 24m, Fall Island 11m, Gola Island 68m, Garvan Isles Green Isle 16m, Garvan Isles Middle Isle 5m, Garvan Isles White Isle 5m, Glashedy Island 35m, Go Island 5m, Gull Island 95m, Illanarva 5m, Illancarragh 20m, Illancrone SE 5m, Illannanaff 11m, Illanngall 23m, Iniscoo 15m, Inishal 6m, Inishbarnog 16m, Inishbeg 22m, Inishbofin (1) 33m, Inishcoole 13m, Inishdooey 38m, Inishduff 22m, Inisheane 5m, Inishfree Lower 25m, Inishfree Upper 14m, Inishillintry 21m, Inishinny (2) 16m, Inishinny (1) 27m, Inishkeel 19m, Inishkeeragh (1) 6m, Inishmeal 5m, Inishmeane 33m, Inishsirrer 23m, Inishtrahull 49m, Island Reagh 12m, Island Roy 15m, Mullaghtan 10m, Duck Island (1) 5m, Rathlin O'Birne Island 26m, Roaninish 9m, Rutland Island 20m, Tor Beg 5m, Torglass 25m, Tor More 35m, Toralayden 84m, Torhonadoogha 20m, Tornacolpagh Island 21m, Tory Island 83m, Tramore Point 5m, Tullyillan 11m, Tullavane Island 5m, Umfin Island 42m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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An Bhuidéal, 45m Island
Place Rating ..
, Donegal County in Ulster province, in Irish Islands Lists
Reachable "On Foot " N
Grid Reference G54900 90300, OS 1:50k mapsheet 10
Place visited by: 1 members, recently by: IainMiller , Island visited by 1 members.
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
, I visited this island: NO
Longitude: -8.701311, Latitude: 54.758594, Easting: 154900, Northing: 390300,
ITM: 554859 890291

Notes on name: Sea stack
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhdé, 10 char: AnBhdél

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Picture: Standing on An Bhuideal
Climbing An Bhuideal
by IainMiller 15 Dec 2017
An Bhuideal (The Bottle) is an iconic 50 metre high twin headed sea stack living 300 meters out to sea at the base of 250 meter high sea cliffs. Its remote location and close proximity to the skerrie chain immediately to the north of it enures it is well guarded from any approach by visitors. More information on An Bhuideal, CLICK HERE. It's impressive, if slightly scary location and the quality of its climbing means it provides one of the most rewarding and adventurous days out rock climbing in Ireland. It is easily an equal to the mighty Old man of Stoer off the west coast of Scotland.

In summary to climb An Bhuideal, drive the 22 kilometre c class laneway from Ardara to the road end at An Port, as for Cnoc na Mara and Tormore Island to the gateway to Ireland's last great wilderness. From here on foot, follow the clifftop path for approx a kilometre to a very steep and slightly loose ridge descent and a final short abseil to sea level and a very lonely storm beach. From the beach it is a 300 meter sea passage to the base of the stack. All the routes on the stack are climbed in one to three pitches with summit block abseil return to sea level abseils Linkback:
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