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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 12, 13, 6, 7, 8
Highest place: Sawel, 678m Maximum height for area: 678 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 657 metres,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
SawelMountainSamhail Phite Méabha A name in Irish (Ir. 'Samhail Phite Méabha' [DUPN], 'resemblance of Maeve’s vulva')County Highpoint of Derry & Tyrone, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock
Height:678mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13Grid Reference: H61796 97305 Place visited by 337 members. Recently by: arderincorbett, jamesmforrest, Eamonconnolly, therealcrow, PaulaMelvin, ciaranr, rollingwave, doopa, endab1987, NickDown, wallr, conorjob, Liamob, Oileanach, jillsteer I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This rather colourful name seems to derive from the appearance of the glen on the S side of Sawel.
Sawel is the highest mountain in the Sperrin Mountains area and the 148th highest in Ireland. Sawel is the highest point in county Derry and also the highest in Tyrone. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/144/?PHPSESSID=c0tak1n9b7gu6uoaqhetvmd530