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

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Little Carron Hill For origin of name, see Carron Mountain. Limerick County, in Carn List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 440.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R61539 17335
Place visited by 47 members. Recently by: Chance, mlmoroneybb, Juanita, Daingean, CaminoPat, PeakPaul, tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, madfrankie, Jamessheerin, peter1, Wildrover, conormcbandon, eamonoc, simoburn
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Longitude: -8.564598, Latitude: 52.30678 , Easting: 161539, Northing: 117335 Prominence: 34m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 561497 617387,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ltl440, 10 char: LtlCrn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Little Carron is the 763rd highest place in Ireland. Little Carron is the second most westerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Little Carron in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
 
Flattish summit, good tracks and telecom masts.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  16 Jun 2013
An option from the east is to park at R66277 16805 A , However there is barely room to park one car here at the roadside. A better option might be to park at R66494 16799 B and walk to the start.
Follow the track up to Long mountain and Seefin and then down to join the Ballyhoura way.
Follow the generally good track over the bog to Little Carron.
From the west park at R58178 18377 C which is forest car park reached over a rough forest road from the public road. There is parking for at least 10 cars here. The OS 1:50k accurately shows tracks which you can follow to reach Carron and Little Carron.
There is quite a large mast and buildings near the summit which has extensive bike damage. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/662/comment/5421/
 
The walk to Little Carron began for me at R66277 .. by jackill   (Show all for Little Carron)
 
Starting at the Greenwood car park (R657 184  .. by enoonan   (Show all for Little Carron)
 
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