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Croaghbrack Hill An Chruach Bhreac A name in Irish prob. Ir. An Chruach Bhreac [PDT], 'the speckled stack’ Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 401m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H03463 90181
Place visited by 26 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, BogRunner1, Lauranna, Wilderness, eamonoc, hgboyle, Ulsterpooka, shaunkelly, sandman, Lucky1, madfrankie, bramblerjunior, Aidy
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Longitude: -7.946992, Latitude: 54.759541 , Easting: 203463, Northing: 390181 Prominence: 46m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 603411 890172,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg698, 10 char: Crghbrck
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Croaghbrack is the 940th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/826/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghbrack (<i>An Chruach Bhreac</i>) in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking South to Croaghonagh and Croaghconnellagh
 
Speckled Hill
by Aidy  5 Mar 2014
I climbed Croaghbrack on the way back to the N15 from Cloghervaddy, on what had been an extremely wet day, with relentless downpours, only just cleared. I think the name means "speckled hill", and from Cloghervaddy, it appeared that way due to extensive patches of rock. The flat, boggy ground between the two peaks, was the wettest I've walked on, and it felt like it could swallow you at any minute. However it wasn't far, and passing a small lough halfway across, I was soon on the short ascent to the top. The summit, like its neighbour, had a small cairn atop a large rock. The views were excellent around the rest of the Bluestacks and over Lough Mourne, but it was the shapes assumed by the rocks on the hill itself that made the visit really memorable for me. In drier weather, this hill, along with Cloughervaddy, would make a pleasant, short trip, starting by taking the forestry track just East of the carpark on the N15. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/826/comment/15903/
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Bluestacks Circuit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Croaghbrack (An Chruach Bhreac))
 
A small but typical Bluestack summit .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Croaghbrack (An Chruach Bhreac))
 
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