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South Donegal & West Tyrone Area   N: Drumonny Subarea
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 18 
Highest place:
Croaghnameal, 438m
Maximum height for area: 438 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 221 metres,

Places in area South Donegal & West Tyrone:
Cen: Pettigo:   Crockkinnagoe 361mMeenseefin 280m
E: Omagh West:   Bolaght Mountain 345mDooish 340mPollnalaght 293m
N: Drumonny:   Croaghmeen 401mCroaghnameal 438m
S: Belleek:   Breesy Hill 258m
W: Laghey:   Oughtarnid 271m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghmeen Hill An Chruach Mhín A name in Irish Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix Bedrock

Height: 401m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H03036 80475
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, madfrankie, sandman, chalky, Garmin, dr_banuska, Fergalh, deemcbride, Aidy, Harry Goodman, mark-rdc, BogRunner, Brambler, three5four0
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Longitude: -7.953724, Latitude: 54.672356 , Easting: 203036, Northing: 380475 Prominence: 106m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 602984 880468,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg699, 10 char: Croaghmeen
Bedrock type: Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix, (Lough Mourne Formation)

Croaghmeen is the second highest hill in the South Donegal & West Tyrone area and the 939th highest in Ireland. Croaghmeen is the most northerly summit in the South Donegal & West Tyrone area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghmeen (<i>An Chruach Mhín</i>) in area South Donegal & West Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: Lough Ancarn, just west of the summit.
 
Racing To Beat The Darkness
by Aidy  21 Apr 2014
Climbed via Croaghnameal this afternoon, taking the same route to Croaghnameal as covered in my older comment for that hill. From the summit of Croaghnameal, I headed northeast to one of its lesser summits, then dropped down the steep north slope into the Barnesyneilly valley, before ascending the southern slope of Croaghmeen, keeping to the east of the forest going up.

From the main summit there are good views to the north and the main Bluestacks range. I assume the views to the west are also good, as they are on Croaghnameal, but today was very hazy, and Donegal Bay was barely visible. I continued west to another minor summit at 387m high, passing the little Lough Ancarn on the way. I should have taken a walk to the north from here, as I completely missed seeing Lough Ascolta, only learning of its existence when I got home and checked the map. However, by now, I needed to start back, or risk making part of the journey in the dark. I cut back along the southern slope, well above the forest below until I rejoined my original route, into the valley east of the trees and back up to Croaghnameal.

Quite a hard little walk for two small peaks, but enjoyable with good views when conditions allow. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/827/comment/16023/
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