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Loughsalt Mountain 469m,
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Donegal Central Area   NE: Loughsalt Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Moylenanav, 539m
Maximum height for area: 539 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 364 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 74 members. Recently by: Cathal-Kelly, madfrankie, trostanite, Jojo1891, jackill, dregish, Q35on, paulbrown, Fergalh, mcrtchly, magicstep, Peter Walker, IndyMan, BigFly, kmoore
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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 second highest hill in the Donegal Central area and the 666th highest in Ireland. Loughsalt Mountain is the second most northerly summit in the Donegal Central area.

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A great starter hill. .. by Carlito   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain (Cnoc an Liatháin))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Loughsalt Mountain (<i>Cnoc an Liatháin</i>) in area Donegal Central, Ireland
Picture: Lough salt summit
 
Fabulous views of Errigal and Muckish
by happymourneview  4 Sep 2015
I ascended this relatively modest peak during late July 2015. I was staying at a local Bed and Breakfast. Upon my arrival, the friendly 'landlady' encouraged me to trek up to the summit before dinner which I just about managed to achieve!. A great trek to a rather rocky and unusual summit. There appears to be several little 'peaks' upon one sits the rather 'obliging' Trig point which marks the true summit (hopefully)... I approached the climb from the north. During my climb, I came across a wild orchid which I photographed and moved on. It is necessary to take care to avoid upsetting the many wild flowers and other life which appear to frequent the environment. The quartzite geology will tear your walking boots and jackets. So it pays to stay on track and watch every step. The views over Muckish mountain and of course the mighty Errigal (climbed the next morning) are quite spectacular. Should be a near perfect location for morning golden hour landscape photography, or indeed sunsets over Muckish mountain. An optical zoom would be advantageous. Enjoy!

Donegal is always amazing. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/553/comment/18285/
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