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Ballyhoura Mountains Area   W: Carron Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 73, EW-G 
Highest place:
Seefin Mountain West Top, 528m
Maximum height for area: 528 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 383 metres,

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Carron Mountain Hill Sliabh an Chairn A name in Irish Ir. Sliabh an Chairn [logainm.ie], ‘mountain of the cairn’ Limerick County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Red sandstone & some conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 446.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R60749 17751
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, garrettd, TippHiker, JohnRea, nolanlyn, Mugg, chelman7, dillonkdy, maryblewitt, sarahryanowen, John.geary, obrien116, cclair, scapania, wicklore
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Longitude: -8.576228, Latitude: 52.310462 , Easting: 160749, Northing: 117751 Prominence: 75m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 560707 617803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn447, 10 char: CrnMntn447
Bedrock type: Red sandstone & some conglomerate, (Poulgrania Sandstone Formation)

There is a substantial cairn at the summit.   Carron Mountain is the 744th highest place in Ireland. Carron Mountain is the most westerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/653/
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Summit cairn
by Colin Murphy  9 Jan 2023
Access to Carron is via a maze of forest trails leading to a narrower, rougher and steeper track that leads off from main forest road at R60019 17999 starG. This continues all the way to the summit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/653/comment/23790/
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