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Loughsalt Mountain 469m,
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Donegal NW Area   Loughsalt Hills 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,

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Loughsalt Mountain Hill Cnoc an Liatháin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Liatháin [MacNeill*], 'hill of the little grey one') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 469m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C13321 26482
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: Jojo1891, jackill, dregish, Q35on, paulbrown, Fergalh, mcrtchly, magicstep, Peter Walker, IndyMan, BigFly, kmoore, MichaelE, jimbloomer, happymourneview
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Longitude: -7.792195, Latitude: 55.08545 , Easting: 213321, Northing: 426482 Prominence: 364m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 613267 926465,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LghsMn, 10 char: LghsltMntn
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 143-44) for details of the festive assembly on Ganiamore.   Loughsalt Mountain is the 661st highest place in Ireland.

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Northeast view .. by Aidy   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain (Cnoc an Liatháin))
 
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A wonderful Panorama
by Garmin  19 Jul 2012
Climbed Loughsalt mountain this afternoon following Vikinghar's route. It was a lovely afternoon for the climb with great visibility. The path to the top starting at the pumphouse gate C121 255 A makes for relatively easy going and was surprisingly dry considering the recent wet weather.

What a wonderful 360 degree panorama at the top with views of Binevenagh running to Benbradagh , Sleive Snaght and the Urris Hills in Innishowen, Sawel and Dart in the Sperrins and Muckish to Errigel in NW Donegal. An added bonus is that this mountain is completely unspoiled with thankfully no sign of Mobile Phone towers or other structures which polute so many other mountains.

Will definately climb this one again! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/553/comment/14728/
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