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Boultypatrick Hill Buailte Pádraig A name in Irish (Ir. Buailte Pádraig [OSI], 'Patrick's dairying places') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Psammite, graphitic clasts/beds, pebbles Bedrock

Height: 429m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G96782 98038
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, Wilderness, eamonoc, Ulsterpooka, madfrankie, Fergalh, Aidy, chalky, Garmin, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, simon3
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Longitude: -8.050856, Latitude: 54.830119 , Easting: 196782, Northing: 398038 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 3.4km
ITM: 596732 898027,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bltypt, 10 char: Bltyptrck
Bedrock type: Psammite, graphitic clasts/beds, pebbles, (Boultypatrick (Grit) Formation)

Buailte Pádraig is the 809th highest place in Ireland.

COMMENTS for Boultypatrick (Buailte Pádraig) 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Boultypatrick (<i>Buailte Pádraig</i>) in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit marker with Gaugin Mt in distance.
Unremarkable hill with challenging access issues.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  13 Jul 2023
This is a difficult summit to access from the south, but it can be done if you’re willing to persevere. There is parking for 1 or 2 cars at a forest entrance at G97359 96554 starA. Cross the gate and proceed up the track to G97529 96949 starB and turn sharply left. Continue along this for about 1.5km to G96548 97219 starC. Whereas satellite images appear to show a track continuing from here, much recent growth has made this difficult to locate. You can find forest breaks if you look, but it requires much pushing through low branches and it will require some perseverance to finally emerge onto the open hillside. Once free from the dense woods, the highpoint is a simple 200m gentle climb over heather. It is marked by a single wooden pole in a heathery mound.
And alternative, although also very challenging, is to start at G97359 96554 starA and walk 500m east along road to G97990 96711 starD. Cross a gate into a small grassy field, go over a fence and ascend up along the forest edge. Unfortunately this is through 1km of waist high reeds with the ground underneath quite marshy even in summer. Eventually the reeds are replaced with grass. Turn west at forest corner and then strike out towards the highpoint. Linkback:
Rough summit with a confusing final approach. In .. by simon3   (Show all for Boultypatrick (Buailte Pádraig))
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