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Slievetooey W Top Hill Sliabh Tuaidh W Top A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Sliabh Tuaidh. Donegal County, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 472m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G61799 90641
Place visited by 39 members. Recently by: hgboyle, Wilderness, scapania, melohara, shaunkelly, IainT, rowanofravara, Ulsterpooka, Colin Murphy, kenmoore, simoburn, chalky, Garmin, sandman, Aongus
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Longitude: -8.594202, Latitude: 54.762229 , Easting: 161799, Northing: 390641 Prominence: 117m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 561757 890632,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvtWT, 10 char: SlvtyWTop
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Although this peak is marked as Slievetooey on the Discovery map, it is only a lower satellite of the 511m peak, which is the true summit of Slievetooey.   Sliabh Tuaidh W Top is the 653rd highest place in Ireland. Sliabh Tuaidh W Top is the second most northerly summit in the Donegal SW area.

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Simple hop over from its big brother .. by group   (Show all for Sliabh Tuaidh W Top)
 
Slievetooey? There's three of them!
by millsd1  18 Jun 2012
Climbed Slievetooey W Top on Sunday 17/6/2012 as part of a loop walk incorporating all three of Slievetooey's tops, part of the Colmcille Way and Crockuna. Car parked at lay-by at approx G642890 B.
Great views all-round including Errigal, Benbulbin and Croaghpatrick.

From Slievetooey Main Top, 511m, G628899 C, access to W Top, 472m, G617906 D, involves a 160m descent following a very faint grass track down the ridge in a westerly direction to a wet boggy col sprinkled with a few peat hags.
From there a 120m ascent in a northerly direction over rock and very short heather will take you to the summit.
In conditions of poor visibility, bear in mind there is a fairly steep drop to your right at all times on this approach.

Slievetooey Far W Top, 450m, lies about 2.5km further west at G593904 E. Initially follow a magnetic bearing of 269 degrees aiming for the southern edge of Lough Awoty (skirting the northern edge of the un-named lough to the east), and this will keep you largely clear of peat hags on easy ground, largely rock and low heather. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/541/comment/14693/
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Slievetooey West Top .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Sliabh Tuaidh W Top)
 
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