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Slieve Bloom Area   E: Capard Subarea
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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Ridge of Capard Hill Laois County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 482.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N34228 04545
Place visited by 113 members. Recently by: Wilderness, TipsyDempy, markwallace, Louise.Nolan, simon3, FoxyxxxLoxy, Ulsterpooka, mrmikelennon, helloyeshi, Colin Murphy, annem, gernee, Aglaisio, ronand, Bunsen7
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Longitude: -7.489873, Latitude: 53.090705 , Easting: 234228, Northing: 204546 Prominence: 44.47m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 634170 704578,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RdgofC, 10 char: RdgofCprd
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Ridge of Capard is the 619th highest place in Ireland. Ridge of Capard is the most easterly summit and also the second most northerly in the Slieve Bloom area. Ridge of Capard is the third highest point in county Laois.

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Easy and interesting walk helped by boardwalk. .. by group   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ridge of Capard  in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Bluebells Capard Wood April 2019
 
Bluebells April 2019
by melohara  29 Mar 2020
The Slieve Blooms have a few redeeming features - one of them is the carpet of bluebells in Capard Wood during late April or early May.
Video on you tube at https://youtu.be/zupEPlUVZDs Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/20776/
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Old friend .. by ewen   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
Feel like a bit of a cheat adding this as a first .. by AnnaK   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
I approached this from the SE, from the entrance .. by csd   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
Following on from other comments, I'm surprised n .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
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