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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area
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Mizen Peak Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone Bedrock

Height: 232m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 88 Grid Reference: V74547 24710 This summit has been logged as climbed by 16 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, Dbosonnet, chalky, garrettd, Conor74, slebog, bandre, sandman, sub3000, pocarbuile, paddyhillsbagger, jackill, kabe, peterturner, kanza
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Longitude: -9.80583, Latitude: 51.461789 , Easting: 74547, Northing: 24710 Prominence: 177m,   Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 474524 524782,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MznPk, 10 char: Mizen Peak
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Toe Head Formation)

Mizen Head is Carn Uí Néid in Irish.   Mizen Peak is the 1322th highest summit in Ireland. Mizen Peak is the second most westerly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area. It's also the 4th most southerly summit in .

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Mizen has been Brow beaten .. by jackill   (Show all for Mizen Peak)
 
Stunning views
by garrettd  12 Aug 2014
Park in the public carpark and walk back the road to the first gate on the left hand side. Go through another gate on the immediate left and walk up the field to a gap in the top left corner. Get over the wall to the left of this beside a gate with metal spikes designed to impale anything that comes near it and head to the right, uphill towards a wall/rampart that is becoming overgrown with heather and gorse.From here, it is a straightforward push to the NE, through a wooden framed gap in the fence/wall near the skyline ridge and an easy climb onto the peak. The views over Dunlough Bay and the rest of the Mizen peninsula are extensive and beautiful. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1020/comment/17608/
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Lovely Peak .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Mizen Peak)
 
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