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Slieve Bloom Area
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 Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 407m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N28165 02318
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, melohara, hivisibility, mountainmike, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, garrettd, Fergalh, eamonoc, millsd1, liz50, Geo, TadghKennedy, wwwalker, Peter Walker
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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 907th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/796/?PHPSESSID=h49ncg5bjob9k2kc0oi49o59c3
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Trenches, Conifers and Cobwebs .. by group   (Show all for Castleconor)
 
I think the other contributers have summed up the .. by wicklore   (Show all for Castleconor)
 
One for all the family...the Sawney Bean family .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Castleconor)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Castleconor in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: The view north from the summit of Castleconor
 
csd on Castleconor, 2007
by csd  1 Jul 2007
There are two possible approaches to Castleconor that I can see: from the Slieve Bloom Way to the north or via the forest track to the south. If coming from the north, turn off the SBW at N27973 02421 B, where a forest ride will make access to the summit a little easier, taking you within 50m of the summit. The top itself is that awful heather-grown-on-top-of-forestry-trenches business that will ensure you're always stepping into one hole or another. If the holes doesn't get you, the flies will! Since the top is ringed with trees, views are limited to Baunreaghcong and the Ridge of Capard to the north. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/796/comment/2762/
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The biggest challenge here is clambering up the s .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Castleconor)
 
This mountain is typical of so many of the lower .. by peterturner   (Show all for Castleconor)
 
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