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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 19 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, eamonoc, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, madfrankie, sandman, chalky, Garmin, dr_banuska, Fergalh, deemcbride, Aidy, Harry Goodman, mark-rdc, BogRunner
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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 944th 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: View across to Croaghmeen from Croaghnameal
 
Laboured walk to a nondescript top.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman  15 Oct 2013
Park near a farm H0075579144 starA where the surfaced road ends and continues on as a stone and gravel forestry track. Follow it straight ahead passing around a metal entrance gate and some 2.5 km along at H0301179723 starB note a wide but rough track going off to the left (NE). Follow this up and be prepared for a 1km walk over a very boggy, deeply rutted and uneven surface made more difficult by frequent patches of branch debris left over from forestry workings. Progress will be slow. Eventually the track clears the forest and come out onto a grassy slope which leads up to the col H0387080200 starC between Croaghmeen and Croaghnameal. The high point on Croaghmeen lies to the NW. Go initially up a steep but short grassy slope and then continue across a wide expanse of relatively flat open moorland of peat hags and long grass. The top is unmarked, nondescript and lies within a small almost imperceptible 400m ring contour at H0303780473 starD. The walk out and back is 8.5km with 5km on a good flat forest track. A walk to this hill can be combined with one to Croaghnameal by climbing up to the top from the col between the two hills at H0387080200 starC and descending by the ascent route described in the short summary for Croaghnameal, a round of just over 10km. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/827/comment/5586/
 
Croagmeen is part of the low range of hills to th .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghmeen (An Chruach Mhín))
 
God bless the wind farm access track .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Croaghmeen (An Chruach Mhín))
 
Racing To Beat The Darkness .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghmeen (An Chruach Mhín))
 
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