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Carrigawaddra Hill Carraig an Mhadra A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Carraig an Mhadra [PDT], 'the dog's rock') Kerry County, in Carn List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 425m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W06043 82019
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: Cobhclimber, PeakPaul, omurchu, eamonoc, ahendroff, simoburn, geohappy, Willyc, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, millsd1, vecnyhlad, thomas_g, sandman, muschi
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Longitude: -9.368261, Latitude: 51.982805 , Easting: 106043, Northing: 82019 Prominence: 50m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 506013 582079,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgwdr, 10 char: Crgwdr
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is a south-eastern outlier of Crohane.   Carrigawaddra is the 828th highest place in Ireland. Carrigawaddra is the most easterly summit in the Mangerton area.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/718/?PHPSESSID=bmqt5rl10e1njjgtgte7ltude7
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Rough, rarely visited but giving interesting pers .. by group   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
The Loo valley: yes you can!, but don't... .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
I started my walk at W 042 851 B at a yellow .. by sbender   (Show all for Carrigawaddra)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigawaddra in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Carrigawadra from Crohane SW.
 
A great waste of featureless ground
by simon3  3 Apr 2012
Richard Mersey in "The Hills of Cork & Kerry" mentions climbing Carrigwadra from the Loo Valley to the south, starting presumably somewhere near W084813 C on the R569. On p91 he says "... And so I struck over Carrigawadra. The lower slopes here are exceedingly rocky and vegetated. Soon I gained a great waste of featureless ground, with many a rocky shoulder between me and Crohane."
He made it to Crohane and back to the road in 3 hours which is good going. It took us (with me being the slower) around 53 minutes to go just from Carrigawadra to Crohane.
The picture shows some of the rough confusing ground with multiple tilts and twists to get to the rock of the dog. The skyline mast is Mullaghanish TV transmitter. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/718/comment/6748/
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