Mweelrea 814m mountain, Mweelrea Mountains Mayo Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Mweelrea Mountain Maol Réidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Maol Réidh [GE], 'bald hill with the smooth top') County Highpoint of Mayo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 814m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78983 66810
Place visited by 771 members. Recently by: Andy1287, John.geary, Patrickdoyle, groe, abcd, Grumbler, Mike-Mor, flynnke, IrishGirl2014, briankelly, itshimkeith, Roswayman, maszop, MountainHunter, High-King
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Longitude: -9.830358, Latitude: 53.63724 , Easting: 78983, Northing: 266810 Prominence: 779m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 478959 766828,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mwlr, 10 char: Mweelrea
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Mweelrea is the highest mountain in Connacht.   Mweelrea is the highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 35th highest in Ireland. Mweelrea is the highest point in county Mayo.

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great mountain .. by scannerman   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Climbing Cloudy Mayo Mountain .. by jimhol53   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mweelrea in area Mweelrea Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from the saddle over Delphi and Killary Fjord
 
Superb views on a glorious midsummer day
by benwalsh  2 Jul 2018
Parked at Dadreen near the Silver Strand and headed up and across to meet the Bunanakee River. Climbed up along the river valley to the saddle between Ben Bury and Mweelrea at 650m, where spectacular views across Delphi and Killary Fjord opened up. Continued up the ridge to the summit and rewarded with panorama including Glassillaun and other Connemara beaches, the Twelve Bens and Maumturks, Tully Mountain and the islands of Inisboffin, Inisturk, etc far below. On 30 of June with long days and in the middle of a heatwave, the temperature was in the low 20s and the ground was dry and the footing was easy -- the main considerations were having enough water and sunscreen, and contending with horseflies on the lower slopes. Even so, this is a climb to be treated with respect and there is always the risk of the wind picking up or cloud coming in quickly. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/19958/
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This is a view of the corrie and The Ramp taken f .. by rmilne   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Very wet and fairly steep approach from the lay-b .. by moosecollar   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Went up the gully just below the ramp, was very c .. by peterkerry   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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