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Scraigs Hill An Screig Mhór A name in Irish
Donegal County, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: B93400 01400
Place visited by 16 members. Recently by: Bernieor, madfrankie, shaunkelly, Aidy, chalky, Fergalh, Garmin, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, Brambler, ahendroff, Harry Goodman, corrynor, gerrym, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.103558, Latitude: 54.860285 , Easting: 193400, Northing: 401400 Prominence: 231m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 593351 901388,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Scrgs, 10 char: Scraigs
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Scraigs is the 818th highest place in Ireland. Scraigs is the second most northerly summit in the Bluestack Mountains area.

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A majestic little top. .. by group   (Show all for Scraigs)
 
Walkers Welcome! .. by gerrym   (Show all for Scraigs)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Scraigs in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking across Lough Muck to Aghla Mountain
 
Salvaging Something From A Bad Day
by Aidy  21 Nov 2015
I had a bit of a disastrous morning, setting out with my nephew to climb Croaghgorm so that I could tick off its newly added lower summits, and maybe look for the plane wreckage. It looked magnificent in the sunrise with a dusting of snow, but just as I was looking for a place to park, my dashboard lit up with warning lights, and I lost power steering and power in general. Fearing it was the alternator and that if I shut off the engine it wouldn't start again, we were forced to turn and go straight home (at a very slow pace). It turned out to be the fan belt, and I was lucky I hadn't wrecked the engine driving back, but it was too late now for Croaghgorm. Instead we headed off in my nephew's car for Scraigs. Parking at the water plant high on the eastern side of Lough Muck, it was a straightforward, short climb to the summit, although very boggy with all the rain we've had. The views were stunning when the low clouds periodically parted, and they lent drama to the landscape as they partially hid and revealed the landscape moving quickly over it in the strong winds. Even the passing hail showers didn't dampen our spirits, glad as we were to salvage some walking from the day. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/708/comment/18391/
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