Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.

Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Douglas Top: Good views from so-so top.

Douglas Top: Simple, rather bleak little top

Agnew's Hill: Nice little climb

Galtymore: Steep, airy and grassy highpoint of a long east-west ridge

Crockalough: Easy enough climb to nondescript summit.

A Grey Corries Day

Croaghan: Straightforward trail to summit.

Ben Dash: Take a dash off the track to the Ben of the same name!

Caherconree: views on a clear morning

Brickany: Distinctive hill on the way to Annascaul with views over Inch beach

A Munro and a nice Corbett

Bird Hill: Legends of The Bird

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks, shared GPS tracks or about starting places may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Onzy: Track 3051 in area near Crohane, Mangerton (Ireland)
Up and down Crohane
Length: 6.9km, Creator time taken: 1h 8m, Ascent: 188m,
Descent: 472m

Places: Start at W0493683720, Crohane, end at W0419185092 1.6km NW from Start
Logged as completed by 1

Route to and from Crohane from parking in a farmyard at W042 851. Asked permission from a house at W042 853 and was directed to parking further up the valley beside a house with a friendly and aging labrador. From here head south on a good track through a mix of farmalnd initially.

This track goes far further than indicated on the map, although it deteriorates a bit as it rises, it is usable almost to spot height 458.

Uploaded on: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 (16:35:19)
To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.

Comment created by Bunsen7 2021-Jul-02
Took this route to Crohane on 2 July 2021. I was a little concerned because this is the only mountain in the "highest 100" list that is not included in the "Irish Peaks" book.

I parked off the road just along the lane way across from the art gallery, beside a large silver box that appears to have a power meter on its side.

I headed up the road and continued on the road as it became a dirt track. I came across the landowner who has a sheep enclosure along the track. He told me he pretty much owns all of Crohane. He has no problem with hillwalkers but suggests sticking to the road/track he has built. He told me the harrowing tale of a man that got lost and was only found by a sheep farmer years later. I researched this later and read the story of a Swedish hiker who got lost on Mangerton and was found 2 years later in the horse's glen.

I had clear weather and easily found my way up to the summit. There is a plaque at the summit that looks like a recent addition. There are a few remnants of some equipment up there, including a very large and heavy battery, that I couldn't even lift, never mind carry down off the mountain.

Fantastic views, particularly of Bennaunmore.

NOTE: ALL information such as Ascent, Length and Creator time taken etc should be regarded as approximate. The creator's comments are opinions and may not be accurate or still correct.
Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, an approximate though often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 1h 42m + time stopped for breaks
NOTE: It is up to you to ensure that your route is appropriate for you and your party to follow bearing in mind all factors such as safety, weather conditions, experience and access permission.

* Note: A GPS Height in the elevation profile is sourced from the device that recorded the track. An "SRTM" height is derived from a model of elevations for parts of the earth. More detail

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence), a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007