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Bohaun Hill Bothán A name in Irish
(Ir. Bothán [OSI], 'little hut') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Sandstone, some shelly, purple mudstone Bedrock

Height: 424m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: M00669 55955
Place visited by 20 members. Recently by: Fergalh, GSheehy, tphase, markmjcampion, bryanmccabe, Garmin, Wilderness, eamonoc, simoburn, chalky, juliewoods, paddyhillsbagger, taobear, FilHil, Frank12345
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Longitude: -9.49918, Latitude: 53.54431 , Easting: 100669, Northing: 255955 Prominence: 158m,  Isolation: 3.7km
ITM: 500640 755976,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bohaun, 10 char: Bohaun
Bedrock type: Sandstone, some shelly, purple mudstone, (Kilbride Formation)

Bothán is the 828th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/722/
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Bohaun on 25.02.2012 .. by FilHil   (Show all for Bohaun (Bothán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bohaun (<i>Bothán</i>) in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Bohaun summit with Glenbeg E in background.
 
A shorter steeper approach!
by paddyhillsbagger  8 Jan 2013
Rather than follow Filhill's route (which would involve a long trek) I chose a more direct, if steeper route from the North. Finding a spot to park near M009 570 C, I enquired locally about access and got a friendly response from a cheery sheep farmer with whom I chatted for a while whilst enjoying the January sunshine!
The walk itself followed the line of a stone wall accessed via a farm gate and later when above the fields along the line of a stream. The top was gained in about an hour and although steep in places, a route can be chosen to avoid the more vertical parts.
The fence Filhill mentioned soon appeared and a small collection of stones sufficed as a summit cairn. Marvelous views all around. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/722/comment/14899/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Above the Valley .. by Geansai   (Show all for Bohaun (Bothán))
 
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