Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Pentre Newydd Hill: For list tickers only !

Moelfre: That Hill name again.....

Rhos Ymryson: Short walk to summit

Pen y Fan: Not as high as the other hill with the same name !

Garn Fawr: Short walk to summit

Carn Llidi: Short walk to summit with wonderful sea views

Pen Bwlch y Ddeuwynt: Short walk to summit

Tyle Garw: Steep drop to start with followed by a river crossing

Garreg Las [Twyn Swnd]: Long walk to summit

Foel Fraith: Grassy walk at height

Cefn y Cylchau: Long walk to summit over grass

Dudwell Mountain: No short trousers on this one Gorse Fest !

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Staghall Mountain Hill Cró an Locháin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cró an Locháin [OSI], 'sheep-pen or hollow of the little lake') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 486m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B97042 18067
Place visited by 27 members. Recently by: cduddy, finkey86, Fergalh, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, Ulsterpooka, kmoore, melohara, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, Wilderness, maddien12, turfymccloud, Garmin, Brambler
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.04702, Latitude: 55.010032 , Easting: 197042, Northing: 418067 Prominence: 71m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 596992 918052,   GPS IDs, 6 char: StghMn, 10 char: StghlMntn
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Cró an Locháin is the 609th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/495/
COMMENTS for Cró an Locháin 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cró an Locháin in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking W to Slieve Snaght from Staghall Mt. summit.
 
Wilderness and isolation, yet within easy reach!
by Harry Goodman  9 Jun 2012
I approached Staghall Mt. (Cro an Lochain) from Crockmulroney summit as part of a round of four hills on 4 June 2012. (For earlier part of route see my comments on Crockmulroney.) I went down N over steep and rocky ground to B9675417442 A, where I crossed the Alteann Burn before starting the climb up Staghall Mt. The climb was initially up steep ground through large rocks and then more gradually over an expansive flat topped, peat hagged and rock slabbed plateau. The high point marked by a substantial cairn B9703018074 B. In spite of the flat top to this hill views were excellent, with Errigal and Slieve Snaght prominent to the W and Lough Salt Mt., the Urris Hills and Binnion similarly seen to the E. Both this hill and the next one which I visited, Croaghnasaggart, encompassing as they do large tracts of flatish upland give an impression of wilderness and isolation which is often lacking on many more prominent Irish mountains. From the top I then headed NNE down past the W side of L Naweeloge in search of Croaghnasaggart. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/495/comment/6851/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
From Crockmulroney's summit (See for first leg of .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Cró an Locháin)
 
(End of comment section for Cró an Locháin.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007