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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Buckoogh in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Buckoogh from Birreencorragh South Top
 
Somewhat separated peak, great sea views, boggy top.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  13 Jun 2018
Currently the easiest route is from the SE. Park at the gate at G015 002 A and follow the line of an old wall beside the forest up the hill.

The route from the east starts by parking at G014 015 B at the side of the forest track. There is a lot of nuisance clearfell to cross before the easy going of the open hillside. Climb parallel to the forest boundary following a small stream, aiming for the rim of the small corrie lough backed by steep slopes. From the south end of the lough climb steeply above the lough, pick up a fenceline and follow towards the summit along the edge of the corrie.

It is also possible to go up from the SW following a ridge from L977989 C. This has the advantage of great views on the ascent and descent.

The broad summit area is really unpleasant and muddy. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/299/comment/5059/
 
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   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
This shot shows Buckoogh from Glenlara to the NE. .. by csd   (Show all for Buckoogh)
 
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