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Loughsalt Mountain 469m,
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Scout Scar: Short walk to summit from track

Low Pike: Slow tricky section if doing the fairfield horseshoe clockwise

High Pike (Scandale): Steep descent from High Pike

High Pike (Scandale): Long trek to summit

Dove Crag: Short trek to summit

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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 666th highest place in Ireland.

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Best Views in Donegal?
by jsramsey1491  3 Oct 2015
I have climbed Lough Salt Mountain quite a few times now, in all sorts of weather. It's one of those mountains that you never tire of and I think this is because of the stunning 360 degree views you are rewarded with from the summit. It is my opinion, and that of many of my friends, that the views from this rather modest peak are among the very, very best in Donegal.

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