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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 31 members. Recently by: TommyV, mountainmike, markmjcampion, paulbrown, OisinD, eamonoc, Fergalh, GSheehy, juliewoods, sandman, IainT, frankmc04, conormcbandon, Oileanach, geohappy
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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 1088th 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: Looking down on Lough Fee
 
Hill by the Fjord
by TommyV  1 Jun 2022
Followed the second option mentioned by sandman which was spot on. Just a comment that smaller hills like this and nearby Lettershanbally provide really good alternative hikes if there is low cloud cover on the bigger neighbouring mountains. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/920/comment/23532/
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Many Ways of Ascent. .. by sandman   (Show all for Letterettrin (Leitir Eitreann))
 
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