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Croughaun Hill 391m,
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Croughaun Hill Hill Cruachán Paorach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán Paorach [PND], 'little stack of the de Poers') Waterford County, in Binnion List, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 391m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S37942 11019
Place visited by 35 members. Recently by: wicklore, Barry28213, conormcbandon, DeltaP, jasonmc, t.jay, frankmc04, bbarry2015, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Cobhclimber, jlk, sandman, muschi, chalky
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Longitude: -7.445197, Latitude: 52.250067 , Easting: 237942, Northing: 111019 Prominence: 225m,  Isolation: 6.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 637883 611072,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg391, 10 char: CrghnHil
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Croughaun Formation)

A rock on the summit is called Carraig a' Bhrannra, 'rock of the cattle-pen' [PND].   Croughaun Hill is the 969th highest place in Ireland.

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Well worth a visit .. by group   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
Good views after a fairly short walk. .. by simon3   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
Croughan Hill, simple but good .. by jackill   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
Bee careful! .. by csd   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croughaun Hill in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Specks of snow on the Comeraghs from the summit
 
Much better views than you'd expect.
by thomas_g  28 Jan 2012
Followed Jackhill's instructions and got to the summit fairly easily, having about an hour before darkness, we decided to try the variety option. Heading down a fairly steep track east from the summit along a forestry fence, we never found the clearing to allow us to cut across to S38091128 F.
With darkness looming we bailed out onto the road at S38901130 G and had a long dark damp 6/7km walk back to the car at S36451 10191 A. Despite all that, I'll be back, the views on a fine day would be second to none. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/851/comment/6668/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Croughaun top .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croughaun Hill)
 
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