Buckoogh 588m mountain, North Mayo Nephin Beg Range Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Buckoogh Mountain Boc Umhach A name in Irish
(Ir. Boc Umhach [OSNB], 'eminence rich in copper') Mayo County, in Arderin List, Schists, aluminous schists, pebbly grits Bedrock

Height: 588m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: F99500 01742
Place visited by 51 members. Recently by: justynagru, MichaelE, Fergalh, abcd, Grumbler, John.geary, David-Guenot, ilenia, eamonoc, FrankMc1964, ckilm, Wilderness, markmjcampion, Cobhclimber, melohara
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Longitude: -9.531696, Latitude: 53.955306 , Easting: 99500, Northing: 301742 Prominence: 423m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 499472 801753,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bckgh, 10 char: Buckoogh
Bedrock type: Schists, aluminous schists, pebbly grits, (Buckoogh Formation)

Buckoogh is the 319th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/299/
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Somewhat separated peak, great sea views, boggy t .. by group   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
Climbed from the eastern side, which is accessed .. by gerrym   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
Buckoogh is an isolated peak positioned between t .. by simon3   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
We parked on the higher of the two roads to the e .. by simon3   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
Buckoo Bucks!
by ckilm  22 Apr 2018
Followed route suggested by Jackill from the east side of Buckoogh and found the nuisance clearfell has worsened over the years since that comment. Would not recommend it at all now. An easier alternative route (which I used on the descent) would be to park at the gate at G015 002 A and follow the line of an old wall beside the forest up the hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/299/comment/19899/
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This shot shows Buckoogh from Glenlara to the NE. .. by csd   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
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