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Bolaght Mountain Loop (Includes Roads)

Bolaght Mountain: Making a Loop

Knocknasheega: Heather-covered, rounded summit surrounded by trees.

Corran: Pleasant forest track stroll

Oval route turned into a cracked egg shape by circumstance.

Knocknanask: Approach from adjoining hill.

Knocksculloge: Track on stream

The rocky rocky road to the big hill.

Knocksculloge: Ease on down the road

Broemountain: Good views from so-so top

Short walk to a small island.

Knocknasheega: The rub of the green

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Neath to Chepstow Area
Place count in area: 67,  
Highest place: Craig y Llyn, 600m
Maximum height for area: 600 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 392 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Mynydd Machen Hill , in British Marilyn List

Height: 362m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 171 Grid Reference: ST22379 90012
Place visited by 4 members. Recently by: Fergalh, MichaelE, chalky, jimbloomer
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Longitude: -3.122185, Latitude: 51.603576 , Easting: 322379, Northing: 190012 Prominence: 185m,  Isolation: 2.8km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MynyMc, 10 char: MynydMchn
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B2297/
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Not a horror climb really
by Fergalh  25 Oct 2020
Cross the river and follow one of the classic winding narrow welsh lanes (there are many of them !) until you get to start of track. Follow track all way to summit named after late 19th century local horror writer and trig pillar awaits Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B2297/comment/21062/
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