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Antrim Hills Area   N: North Antrim Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 14, 15, 4, 5, 8, 9 
Highest place:
Trostan, 550m
Maximum height for area: 550 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 515 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghan Hill Cruachán A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Cruachán [PDT], 'little stack') Antrim County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Argyll Group; Psammitic & pelitic schist, marble, Bedrock

Height: 417m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 5 Grid Reference: D11800 30800
Place visited by 61 members. Recently by: ElaineM76, headspace, Paddym99, garybuz, Colin Murphy, Bernieor, madfrankie, Kilcoobin, pdtempan, PPruzina, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, eamonoc, whoRya, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -6.24886, Latitude: 55.111829 , Easting: 311800, Northing: 430800 Prominence: 112m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 711724 930782,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg422, 10 char: Croaghan
Bedrock type: Argyll Group; Psammitic & pelitic schist, marble,, (Torr Head Limestown Formation)

Croaghan is the 867th highest place in Ireland.

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Straightforward trail to summit. .. by group   (Show all for Croaghan (Cruachán))
 
A Nicky McBride Film .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Croaghan (Cruachán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghan (<i>Cruachán</i>) in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Croaghan's summit has the characteristic conical profile of hills with this name
 
Ascent from Altarichard car-park
by pdtempan  21 Sep 2020
Climbed Croaghan by what must be one of the shortest possible routes: across the moorland from the car-park at the top of Altarichard (D123294 starC). Some steps lead down from the road to an information board about the Croaghan Way. From here there is a gently descending path between two fences for the first few hundred metres before it emerges onto the open moorland and begins to climb towards the summit with occasional marker poles. About 200 metres short of the summit you reach a fence with a stile, but crossing it has been made rather difficult by the construction of a second fence parallel to the older one, less than a metre from it. I used a solid fence-post with diagonal supports about 20m from the stile to cross the first fence and then walked back between the two fences to the stile. You would need to be pretty careful here not to rip your clothes as the two fences are so close together. From the summit there was an excellent view of Knocklayd, Rathlin and Kintyre. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/748/comment/20893/
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Took a evening stroll round the longer Breen Fore .. by kdsb23   (Show all for Croaghan (Cruachán))
 
I had never climbed Croaghan before today and was .. by slemish   (Show all for Croaghan (Cruachán))
 
Wild flattish top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Croaghan (Cruachán))
 
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