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Slieve Bloom Area   Cen: Wolftrap Mountain Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Castleconor Hill Laois County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 407m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N28165 02318
Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, pinchy, thomas_g, High-King, strangeweaver, melohara, hivisibility, mountainmike, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, garrettd, Fergalh, eamonoc, millsd1, liz50
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Longitude: -7.58061, Latitude: 53.071049 , Easting: 228165, Northing: 202318 Prominence: 32m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 628105 702352,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cstlcn, 10 char: Cstlcnr
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Castleconor is the 911th highest place in Ireland.

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Trenches, Conifers and Cobwebs .. by group   (Show all for Castleconor )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Castleconor  in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
 
New Comment: A step in the right direction
by Colin Murphy  3 Sep 2021
While amused by Peter Walker's description of his attempts to clamber over 'the peat bank of doom', I approached it with some trepidation, yet was pleased to see that some enterprising individual had jammed two pieces of slate into the bank to act as steps, making the task of surmounting it a great deal easier. They'll probably fall off in heavy rain, but still... On the hill itself, nice wildflowers, colourful moss, but little else...a trudge up through boggy ground and prodding forest to a small clearing with zero views. Oh well, at least I was up and down in 25 minutes. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/796/comment/23260/
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One for all the family...the Sawney Bean family .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Castleconor )
 
I think the other contributers have summed up the .. by wicklore   (Show all for Castleconor )
 
There are two possible approaches to Castleconor .. by csd   (Show all for Castleconor )
 
The biggest challenge here is clambering up the s .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Castleconor )
 
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