Cappaghabaun Mountain East 378m hill, Shannon Slieve Aughty Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Cappaghabaun Mountain East Hill Clare County, in Binnion List, Mudstone, siltstone, conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 378m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 52 Grid Reference: R67782 92218
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: cclair, BathQueen, peter1, MichaelE, eamonoc, jimbloomer, chalky, TommyV, frankmc04, sandman, simon3, FilHil, Fergalh, bria5n1, acorn
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Longitude: -8.480378, Latitude: 52.980047 , Easting: 167782, Northing: 192218 Prominence: 332m,  Isolation: 15.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 567739 692252,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CpghMn, 10 char: CpghbnMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, siltstone, conglomerate, (Ayle River Formation)

Cappaghabaun Mountain is properly the name of a lower mountain to the SW. Scalp is a lower mountain to the N. Any information on the correct name of this hill would be welcome.   Cappaghabaun Mountain East is the 1000th highest place in Ireland.

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I'm surprised this fine little top hasn't been sc .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Cappaghabaun Mountain East)
 
A walk to restore your faith in the "little tops" .. by acorn   (Show all for Cappaghabaun Mountain East)
 
Far vistas reward, wild bog abounds. .. by simon3   (Show all for Cappaghabaun Mountain East)
 
Where's the Dolmen? .. by TommyV   (Show all for Cappaghabaun Mountain East)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cappaghabaun Mountain East in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: The Dolmen
 
Easy, pleasant walk in a remote area
by peter1  17 Sep 2017
Cappaghabaun East, as others have described, is a little bit off the beaten track - having said that, the East Clare Way crosses the route several times! Again, as others have written, the views are likely to be impressive for such a small hill and yet I also saw more cloud and fog than views.
Yet, something about the place lends itself to grey cloud and hazy views - the bleakness of the landscape comes into its own. I recommend taking the route this direction as its easier to locate the dolmen (see photo) and descending to the road from the summit is easier than ascending, due to the long grass and bog cuttings. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/870/comment/19721/
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