Largan Hill 413m hill, Ox Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Ox Mountains Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Knockalongy, 544m
Maximum height for area: 544 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 490 metres,

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Largan Hill Hill Sligo County, in Carn List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 413m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 24 Grid Reference: G39060 17735
Place visited by 15 members. Recently by: madfrankie, eamonoc, 40Shades, Garmin, ColinCallanan, chalky, Fergalh, harry66, mountainmike, turfymccloud, , scapania, gerrym, paddyhillsbagger, sandman
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Longitude: -8.932399, Latitude: 54.105138 , Easting: 139060, Northing: 317735 Prominence: 228m,  Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 539023 817742,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LrgnHl, 10 char: Largan Hil
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

Largan Hill is the 881st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Largan Hill in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Approaching Largan Hill summit area
 
Having it Largan
by madfrankie  8 Jul 2019
In an effort to avoid the unpleasant tree-stuff described previously, I decided to make an alternative approach. At the western end of Lough Talt I took a minor road at G38776815942 A that skirts the eastern side of the hill. After 2 kms I turned left at a T-junction. The road (now The Sligo Way) is an unsurfaced track, and I parked at the entrance to forestry at G4083317900 B. A pallet-gate to the left of the forest entrance gave (clumsy) access to the open hillside.
The gradient soon steepens, and I continued up grassy slopes to a vague grassy track running in a SW direction. I followed this SW till the summit area loomed into view to my right, Gaining the broad summit ridge and crossing a fence I continued through an area of sphagnum-covered peat hags to the featureless summit. There are wide views, though on this muggy overcast day, it was all a bit unremarkable. What was noteworthy was how uninhabited the valley to the east was - I could only discern two dwellings in an area of many square miles.
I made my way back via the same route for a round trip of 1hour 45 minutes, and a distance of 4.64 kilometers. Baggers only. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/770/comment/20576/
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FIRST CONTACT FOR MOUNTAIN VIEWS .. by sandman   (Show all for Largan Hill)
 
A nice day with some unexpected sunshine! .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Largan Hill)
 
Tough going .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Largan Hill)
 
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