Errigal 751m mountain, Donegal NW Derryveagh Mountains Donegal Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains 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:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 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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Errigal Mountain An Earagail A name in Irish
(Ir. An Earagail [DUPN], poss. 'oratory') County Highpoint of Donegal, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 751m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B92826 20778
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Longitude: -8.112983, Latitude: 55.03434 , Easting: 192826, Northing: 420778 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 592777 920762,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Erigal, 10 char: Errigal
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Errigal is well-known for the pinkish glow of its quartzite in the setting sun. It is located on the boundary of four townlands: Beltany Mountain, Dunlewy Near, Procklis, Money More. Despite the name, there are no known remains of an oratory. It may therefore be a metaphorical name for the mountain itself.   Errigal is the highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 77th highest in Ireland. Errigal is the highest point in county Donegal.

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kendogbaggio on Errigal, 2005
by kendogbaggio  29 Jan 2005
Climbed it with two friends on 16/01/2005. Very cloudy day as you can see from the picture below. Winds were gusting to about 30mph that day so the cloud was lifting and then just coming straight back down again without warning! Good adventure, Good Mountain and a Great Climb! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/1449/
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scannerman on Errigal, 2008
by scannerman  28 Aug 2008
climbed errigal a couple of years ago in bad weather, two friends turned back halfway after the wind got too strong, i kept climbing and reached the top an hour or so later, a cloud decended just as i reached the summit and i couldnt see a thing, the wind got so high it threatened to throw me off, my friends afterwards told me they watched me climb into a cloud and were genuinely concerned.
i managed to get down without any problems although the wind speed was pretty frightening a couple of times when i was passing airy drops.
nice mountain though Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/3273/
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Picture: The path along the ridge on Errigal
Perfect day
by murraynolan  25 Nov 2010
I took a walk up Errigal with my brother on the 14th of November. Conditions were perfect. Blue skies, no wind and far reaching views.

My only tip would be that if you are leaving from the carpark on the R251, the path on the right hand side of the stream towards the col between Errigal and Mackoght is a good deal less mucky than the more direct left hand approach towards the bottom of the scree slope.

I've posted a short video from the summit on youtube at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPDPw3AuyHM Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/6164/
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Picture: Errigal and the Poisoned Glen
 
Donegal Winter Walk
by davsheen  1 Jan 2017
View from Errigal Mountain towards the Poisoned Glen and Derryveagh range in snow. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/18759/
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Picture: Errigal from near Dunlewy
murphysw on Errigal, 2005
by murphysw  24 Jul 2005
I climbed this a good few years ago while still in my teens with my father and brother. We parked at the side of the R251 near Dunlewy and hiked up and down, very straightforward. I do remember as we were climbing down from the summit we met a chap running up the mountain, and then being overtaken by him not long after as he charged down Errigal. Fair play to him anyway! I got this picture of Errigal last week in similar conditions to the time we climbed it. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/1810/
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patbelfast on Errigal, 2006
by patbelfast  5 Feb 2006
Climbed this inspiring mountain last week. Very boggy before hitting rising ground. Be careful of loose rocks when climbing and especially going down. The day I climbed the cloud base was about 500 metres but once above, it was like looking out of the window of an plane. The summit was bathed in sunlight but below was a sea of white cloud, unbelievable sight.
Make sure you have good sturdy footwear as I had to attend to another climber who had trainers on. His feet were cut to pieces on the sharp stones !!!!!!!! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/2168/
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