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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh:   Drumnalifferny Far NE Top 535m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crocknafarragh Mountain Cnoc na bhFaircheach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na bhFaircheach [OSI], 'hill of the [obscure element]') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 517m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B87809 16752
Place visited by 42 members. Recently by: paulbrown, Grumbler, Lauranna, Fergalh, finkey86, 40Shades, shaunkelly, Cobhclimber, melohara, sandilandsn, eoghancarton, windy, markmjcampion, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -8.191272, Latitude: 54.998079 , Easting: 187809, Northing: 416752 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 587761 916737,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcknf, 10 char: Crcknfrgh
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

This is the highest peak on the ridge between Dún Lúiche / Dunlewy and Loch an Iúir / Loughanure. The second element in this name is unclear. In the Ordnance Survey Name Book John O’Donovan recorded two possibilities: ‘hill of thunder’ or ‘hill of the lofts’.   Cnoc na bhFaircheach is the 513th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na bhFaircheach in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: View NE from Crocknafarragh
 
A panorama of NW highlights.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman  17 Nov 2011
The main disadvantage in climbing this hill is it's relative isolation, making it a top best climbed as part of a greater circuit involving other hills ( Grogan More, Crocknafarragh SE Top, Crockglass). For a direct ascent park off road at B846 167 A and walk SE around the N side of L. Caol to it's end at B850 163 B. Go initially NE up the line of a stream and then up the open hillside to Pt. 409 at B861166 C and then continue up ENE to Pt. 503 at B874 168 D. It is then a short drop down SE past tiny Mullincrick Lough (on right) and then an equally short walk up to the summit cairn. (While there, it is an easy walk of less than 30 mins out and back to bag the SE Top. Walk down SE to a col and then up over Pt. 463 to a small ring contour (470m) where a small cairn marks the top of Crocknafarragh SE Top on a surface so flat that a number of rocks could vie for such a distinction! In all a distance of about 700m with minimal assent.) Crocknafarragh is an excellent spot just to sit and take in the beautiful scenry of much of NW Donegal. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/418/comment/5177/
 
A commanding viewpoint .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
Climbed 29-05-06. The limited attention given to .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
Easy ascent for a nice tour with stunning views .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
The High Route around Glentornan Lough .. by jsramsey1491   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
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