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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 119 members. Recently by: grzywaczmarcin, BarnabyNutt, Moirabourke, Timmy.Mullen, John.geary, childminder05, Wilderness, TipsyDempy, markwallace, Louise.Nolan, simon3, FoxyxxxLoxy, Ulsterpooka, mrmikelennon, helloyeshi
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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 620th 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 )
 
Bluebells April 2019 .. by melohara   (Show all for Ridge of Capard )
 
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 )
 
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Picture: Ridge of Capard satellite dish
 
paddyhillsbagger on Ridge of Capard, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  6 Jul 2009
Following on from other comments, I'm surprised nobody mentioned the strange abandonned satelitte dish and tin hut plonked on the walk from Baunreaghcong to Ridge of Capard. It certainly stands out in a terrain of featureless bog and heather. Wicklore has divulged many stories about the hills and has climbed this top, so is there any information on this Laois Listenning Post? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/505/comment/3907/
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