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Sperrin Mountains Area   SW: Mullaghcarn Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 12, 13, 6, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Sawel, 678m
Maximum height for area: 678 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 657 metres,

Places in area Sperrin Mountains:
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion NE Top 496m
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion 528m
N: Claudy Hills:   Crockdooish 321mCurradrolan Hill 270mEglish 277mLetterlogher 249mMullaghmeash Hill 244mSlieveboy 259mStraid Hill 303m
NE Cen: Glenelly North East:   Barnes Top 456mCraigagh Hill 460mCrockbrack 526mKnockanbane Mountain 441mMeenard Mountain 620mMeenard Mtn W Top 480mMullaghaneany 627mMullaghash 480mMullaghsallagh 485mOughtmore 569mSpelhoagh 568m
NE: Glenshane North:   Benbradagh 465mBoviel Top 454mCarn Hill 448mCarntogher 464mMoneyoran Hill 414m
NE: Glenshane South:   Bohilbreaga 478mCoolnasillagh Mountain 423mCorick Mountain 430mCrockalougha 407mMullaghmore 550mWhite Mountain 537m
NW Cen: Glenelly North West:   Dart Mountain 619mDart Mountain North-West Top 525mLearmount Mountain 489mLearmount Mountain South Top 492mMullaghasturrakeen 581mMullaghcarbatagh 517mMullaghclogha 635mMullaghclogher 572mMullaghdoo 568mSawel 678m
NW: Maheramason Hills:   Clondermot Hill 220mGortmonly Hill 218mSlievekirk 370m
SE Cen: Glenelly South East:   Carnanelly 562mCarnanelly West Top 505mMullaghbane 467mMullaghturk 416m
SE: Cookstown Hills:   Cregganconroe 300mFir Mountain 362mOughtmore 382m
SW Cen: Glenelly South West:   Clogherny Top 408mCraignamaddy 385mCrocknamoghil 335mMullaghbolig 442mSpaltindoagh 420m
SW: Mullaghcarn:   Curraghchosaly Mountain 416mMullaghcarn 542mMullaghcarn South Top 525m
SW: Newtownstewart Hills:   Bessy Bell 420mMullaghcroy 242m
W: Strabane:   Balix Hill 403mKnockavoe 296mOwenreagh Hill 400m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mullaghcarn Mountain Mullach Cairn A name in Irish (Ir. Mullach Cairn [DUPN], 'summit of the cairn') Tyrone County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 542m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H51054 80976
Place visited by 113 members. Recently by: wintersmick, Leonas_Escapades, Hoverla, Wildcat, Carolyn105, TommyMc, abeach, ElaineM76, BogRunner1, fellrunner, eoghancarton, MichaelE, Grumbler, LorraineG60, eamonoc
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Longitude: -7.209413, Latitude: 54.674295 , Easting: 251054, Northing: 380976 Prominence: 377m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 650992 880970,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghcr, 10 char: Mulaghcarn
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Mullaghcarn Formation)

No cairn now remaining, but the top of the hill is stony (OS Memoirs). Cairn Sunday is the last Sunday in July, and the old tradition of climbing Mullaghcarn on this day has recently been revived.   Mullaghcarn is the 439th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/371/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghcarn (<i>Mullach Cairn</i>) in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Mullaghcarn from Curraghchosaly Mountain to the NW
 
Easy and Well-walked Hill
Short Summary created by Peter Walker, Onzy  6 Mar 2015
Mullaghcarn is an isolated peak north of Omagh on the B48 to Gortin situated in the popular Gortin Glen Forest Park. A number of signed walks are available in the Park. The summit itself has a number of masts and a trig pillar - however, its prominence means that the views from the top are stunning. The last Sunday in July is designated Cairn Sunday and the old tradition of climbing the hill on that day has been recently revived.

One of the upsides (or downsides) of masts, is that they are normally serviced by roads, and Mullaghcarn is no exception. The service road leaves the B48 at H494 830 A and winds its steady way to the top, a distance of about 3km. Just over an hour should see you up and down.

There are other routes however, and the hill can be reached from the north, beginning at parking near Oak Lough, on the road heading east from the B48 at H494 842 B. There are a number of parking places along this road. A further route is available from the north east beginning in the townland of Lenagh. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/371/comment/5130/
 
Being a Tyrone man I have visited the Gortin Glen .. by pquinn572   (Show all for Mullaghcarn (Mullach Cairn))
 
I looked at the map for this one and tried to pic .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mullaghcarn (Mullach Cairn))
 
On Wednesday 3rd September a group of 9 walkers c .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Mullaghcarn (Mullach Cairn))
 
This photo by Denise Jacques shows the summit cai .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Mullaghcarn (Mullach Cairn))
 
Climbed in great company on an auspicious occasio .. by Aidy   (Show all for Mullaghcarn (Mullach Cairn))
 
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