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Leenaun Hill Mountain An Meall Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Meall Dubh [TR*], 'black knoll') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 618m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87432 59343
Place visited by 254 members. Recently by: thrifleganger, Eithrin, TriHarder, pcost, Mags-Collins, justynagru, Maire-Ni, mdoc1969, Atlanticstar, Grumbler, nupat, John.geary, pmeldrum, OisinD, johnmctighe
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Longitude: -9.69999, Latitude: 53.572067 , Easting: 87432, Northing: 259343 Prominence: 363m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 487406 759363,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LnnHl, 10 char: Lenaun Hil
Bedrock type: Siltstone & sandstone, (Lough Muck Formation)

Walks: see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 80-85, for a route to the summit from Leenaun village. Sometimes called Bunnaviskaun.   Leenaun Hill is the 255th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/
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Stunning Views over Leenaun and Killary Harbour .. by group   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Landowner sign " No Hillwalkers allowed "
by Rossie73  12 Jul 2020
Hi, I tried to do this hill, Sun 12th July 2020. At the gate 500m from Leenaun, on road toward Maam, there was a distinct sign saying " No Hillwalkers allowed". A neighbour in a car pulled up and vocally said the landowner had spent €11K on fencing. The sign was put up about 2 months ago. It was too wet a day for me to photo the sign.
The only way up was 500m on from the hotel taking the Western Way track. Thank you, John Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/20813/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
From the top of The Col of Despondancy .. by aburden   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
A relatively easy walk without too many rocky sec .. by robhoward   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Starting and ending at 615882 I, just a coup .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
3 of us climbed it from a point 1 mile from Leena .. by emaxwell   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
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