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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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Garraunbaun Hill Laois County, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 406m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S19556 95453
Place visited by 33 members. Recently by: omurchu, markmjcampion, delboyir, hivisibility, colmocnoc, newpark-cc, simoburn, melohara, eamonoc, Fergalh, turfymccloud, millsd1, liz50, Geo, madfrankie
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Longitude: -7.709413, Latitude: 53.00974 , Easting: 219556, Northing: 195453 Prominence: 31m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 619501 695487,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grnbn, 10 char: Garaunbaun
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Garraunbaun is the 912th highest place in Ireland. Garraunbaun is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Slieve Bloom area.

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Most Westerly Bloomer! .. by group   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
 
Yesterday was almost a year to the day since the .. by wicklore   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
 
Not for thrillseekers
by aidand  24 Feb 2012
I linked Garraunbaun with a walk over Arderin and Fearbreague. We left a car at S 204 942 C and drove to Glendine Gap (near Arderin). There is a reasonably worn track over Arderin and onto Fearbreague. It is less defined onto Garraunbaun. We had no GPS with us and the day was misty so it was out with the map and compass. A good place to test my rusty navigation skills. Not too many features, so it was down to walking on a bearing and trying to judge distance. Allow 2.5 to 3 hours for this walk.
If you just want to climb Garraunbaun, park at the abovementioned spot and it is an easy there and back walk to the featureless summit. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/800/comment/6694/
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Way to go .. by shaunkelly   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
 
Poor Garraunbaun! Its summit area has been taken .. by csd   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
 
Climbed Garraunbaun after summiting Farbreague fr .. by peterturner   (Show all for Garraunbaun)
 
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