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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Baunreaghcong Mountain Laois County, in Arderin List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 509m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N32619 03693
Place visited by 82 members. Recently by: ilenia, Lauranna, thomas_g, colmscully, hivisibility, wwwalker, Dbosonnet, Cobhclimber, Krumel, delboyir, chalky, melohara, jasonmc, eoghancarton, ckilm
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Longitude: -7.51398, Latitude: 53.083142 , Easting: 232619, Northing: 203693 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 632561 703725,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnrghc, 10 char: Bnrghcng
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

There is a townland named Baunreagh in the parish of Offerlane. The name of this peak appears to be the same, with cúng, 'narrow' added.   Baunreaghcong is the third highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 538th highest in Ireland. Baunreaghcong is the second most easterly summit in the Slieve Bloom area. Baunreaghcong is the second highest point in county Laois.

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Attained from the Glenbarrow car park (G.R.369 08 .. by milo   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Baunreaghcong in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Looking back to Carnahinch on the Ridge of Capard from the summit of Baunreaghcong
 
Harry Goodman on Baunreaghcong, 2009
by Harry Goodman  25 Sep 2009
I walked out to Baunreaghcong on 13 07 08 from a car park at MR N 36400 06450 C along the Ridge of Cappard past the "Stoney Man" a large cairn marking the high point on the ridge of the Slieve Bloom Way, then over Carnahinch and out to Baunreaghcong. While on top of Baunreaghcong I considered comments on this top made by other contributors. In my view the MV map reference is correct. While there is another "tuft" some 200 metres SW with a small square shaped pool beside it I do not feel it is any higer than the MR for the spot height on the OSI map. I choose to return by the outward route rather than seek a path back through the forest as I found the walk along the ridge gave constant and changing views of the Wicklow Mountains, the Blackstairs, the Silvermines and beyond. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/438/comment/3234/
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Baunreaghcong is one of those hills where you hav .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
Start from the carpark at N 306 023 D which .. by simon3   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
Climbed this today (3/5/07), in very pleasant sun .. by murphysw   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
Following on from the posts on Wolftrap Mountain .. by darrenf   (Show all for Baunreaghcong)
 
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