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Carran Mountain An Carn A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Carn [PDT], 'the cairn') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists

Height: 604m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W05250 67891 This summit has been logged as climbed by 29 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, Rob_Lee, simoburn, chalky, Cobhclimber, oldsoldier, Bridie-Hills, thomas_g, conormcbandon, welshdragon, garrettd, three5four0, shaunkelly, pocarbuile, Conor74
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Longitude: -9.375957, Latitude: 51.855728 , Easting: 105250, Northing: 67891 Prominence: 237m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 505217 567953,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Carran, 10 char: Carran

There is a substantial cairn on the summit which gives the hill its name.   Carran is the 264th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/262/
COMMENTS for Carran 1 of 1
Don't park on the corner
by thomas_g  22 Feb 2013
If you are approaching from the west (road south of Knockanuha) please do not park on the corner at W04199 68795 A (junction of road and track), the farmer(who likes walkers) has told me that people park there and delivery trucks can't get up the road and on occasion he's had to follow walkers up the mountain to get the keys to move their car: please park in the farm yard of the first little cottage.
Carran itself is best approached from the south west, south (Carran South) or North East (along the ridge). It offers good views in most directions and is certainly a wild and remote spot to enjoy a well earned sambo and a cuppa. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/262/comment/14933/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carran in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Carran Cairn and Gullaba
 
simon3 on Carran, 2006
by simon3  8 Apr 2006
At just over the 600m mark Carran has good views of Knockboy and the fine ridge that extends north from there, through the Knocknamanaghs and Gullaba Hill.

Carran itself has a gently descending ridge extending North-East through Carran NE Top which has prevented it from having the customary NE Coum so prevalent on summits in Ireland. However there is some steepening immediately north of Carran at some cliffs called Foilduff.

Our photo shows the huge cairn and view towards Gullaba Hill and the round topped but extremely steep sided Bird Hill, both on the other side of the Slaheny River. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/262/comment/2264/
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