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Twelve Bens Area   N: Doughruagh Subarea
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Letterettrin Hill Leitir Eitreann A name in Irish, also Binn Mhór an extra name in Irish (Ir. Binn Mhór [TR], 'big peak') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Greywacke sandstone, siltstone, mudstone Bedrock

Height: 333m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L79563 62022
Place visited by 29 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, paulbrown, OisinD, eamonoc, Fergalh, GSheehy, juliewoods, sandman, IainT, frankmc04, conormcbandon, Oileanach, geohappy, simoburn, Bagger_Plz
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Longitude: -9.819744, Latitude: 53.594378 , Easting: 79563, Northing: 262022 Prominence: 268m,  Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 479539 762041,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ltrtrn, 10 char: Leteretrin
Bedrock type: Greywacke sandstone, siltstone, mudstone, (Lettergesh Formation)

This hill is in the townland of Letterettrin / Leitir Eitreann, 'hillside of furrows' [TR], a name which is topographical in origin and may indeed be an alternative name for the same hill. Walks: for a route along the S shore of Killary Harbour, see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 102-10. See Paddy Dillon, Connemara, for a similar walk (62-68) and also for a routes to the summit of Binn Mhór (57-61) and across Salrock Pass (69-73).   Leitir Eitreann is the 1090th highest place in Ireland. Leitir Eitreann is the most northerly summit in the Twelve Bens area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Letterettrin (<i>Leitir Eitreann</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
 
Many Ways of Ascent.
by sandman  18 Apr 2017
Numerous options are available to you when deciding your ascent, I mention two. Option 1- which is the most direct park at L7968061187 A and through a gate surrounded by rhododendrons out on to open hill. Option 2 -park in a small lay-by at L8077260833 B, even though you have to cross two run down fences you will be rewarded with better views and underfoot conditions on the ascent. You also get to visit the lower summit en-route. Although a small hill great views over Killary and across to Inishturk. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/920/comment/18884/
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