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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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Croaghnasaggart Hill Cruach na Sagart A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach na Sagart [OSI], 'stack of the priests') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in no lists, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 480m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B96800 19000
Place visited by 32 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, cduddy, finkey86, Fergalh, Lucky1, Ulsterpooka, kmoore, melohara, kenmoore, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, Wilderness, turfymccloud, Cobhclimber, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.050813, Latitude: 55.018411 , Easting: 196800, Northing: 419000 Prominence: 25m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 596750 918984,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghns, 10 char: Crghnsgrt
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Cruach na Sagart is the 626th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/510/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach na Sagart in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking across to Croaghnasaggart from the W.
 
A tale of two summits
by Harry Goodman  9 Jun 2012
On leaving the summit of Staghall Mt. I headed down NNE to pass the left (W) side of L Naweeloge, a substantial expanse of water nestled between Staghall and Croaghnasaggart (Cruach na Sagart) my third top in a round of four on 4 June 2012. (For details of the previous part of the route see my comments on Staghall Mt.) Although the top is shown on the OSi sheet 6 as lying to the E end of the hill at 478m the mv listed top is some 800m further to the W within a 480m ring contour B9677619050 A but is unmarked. When there I noticed, some 1k further W, the cairn on Maumlack and, as I had not been on that hill for over twenty years, found myself drawn to pay it a visit by extending my planned route for the day by going out and back. On my return to Croaghnasaggart I continued ENE over it's hummocky, peat hagged flat top, passing a couple of tiny loughs on the way, to reach the high point shown on the OSi sheet Pt. 478. As with the slightly higher W top it was not marked in any way apart from the fact that it seemed to rest on a small triangular shaped hummock of grass/heather B9755519118 B. In common with nearby Staghall Mt.Croaghnasaggart has a large, mainly flat, peat hagged and rocky plateau. Indeed my best view of it was coming back across from Maumlack where there is at least an impression of some, all be it, modest height. This said the views were excellent with Errigal, Slieve Snaght and Dooish close at hand in a 360 degree sweep. From the E top I went down SW past the E side of L Naweeloge B975183 C before climbing up across the flat shoulder of Stagall Mt and then continuing down a good gentle grassy spur. On the way down I saw several deer. Further down the ground became more uneven until I reached the high bank above the Alteann Burn at around B974169 D. I then turned left (SE) and followed the high bank above the stream down, initially on a gentle gradient, and then at B9750516862 E, down sharply to where it met a stream flowing down to Lough Beagh. Once across the stream I went up a grassy bank to the Glenveagh National Park track where I turned right and followed it up to the R254. Another right turn along the road soon had me back at my start point for the day. Clearly my descent route from Croaghnasaggart could be used as a route up and down either Staghall Mt or Croaghnasaggart or both. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/510/comment/6852/
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