; Carntreena 425m hill, Donegal NW Gweedore Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Donegal NW Area   Gweedore Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Carntreena Hill Carn Traonach A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn Traonach [OSI], perhaps 'cairn of corncrakes') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 425m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B88839 25192
Place visited by 15 members. Recently by: finkey86, madfrankie, osullivanm, simon3, sandman, Fergalh, Terry-Parker, Lucky1, Garmin, wicklore, mark-rdc, hgboyle, three5four0, Harry Goodman, michael-cusacks
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Longitude: -8.175509, Latitude: 55.073914 , Easting: 188839, Northing: 425192 Prominence: 70m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 588791 925175,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn425, 10 char: Carntreena
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 140-42) for details of the festive assembly on Carn Traonach and Cnoc na Bealtaine.   Carn Traonach is the 829th highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: View East to the Donegal Highlands from the summit of Carntreena ( Carn Traonach)
 
Harry Goodman on Carn Traonach, 2009
by Harry Goodman  17 Oct 2009
I climbed Carntreena (Carn Traonach) on 30 July as part of a circuit of Tievealehid (Taobh an Leithid). It has a bald, stoney, rounded top, with an expansive summit cairn and a fantastic panorama of the Donegal Highlands to the East. About 200 metres to the NNW of the large summit cairn is a small cairned rockey outcrop which is also worth a visit. To anyone wanting to climb this hill I would commend a round which includes the other nearby tops of Malaidh na Leacht and Tievealehid (Taobh an Leithid) starting at the access road to the Wind Farm on Malaidh na Leacht Map Ref. B855227 A. A shorter and more direct approach can of course be made from some point along the N56 which runs S to N to the E of the hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/716/comment/3998/
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three5four0 on Carn Traonach, 2009
by three5four0  26 Oct 2009
Quite a fantastic view point for the sweep of hills from Muckish to Errigal. Got here following another one of Harry Goodman's excellent routes, and despite my attempts to drink Donegal dry of Guinness for my birthday the night before. Only regret was it was too windy to put the tripod up for the xpan. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/716/comment/4231/
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