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Cruach MhórMountain(Ir. Cruach Mhór [OSI 1:25,000], 'big stack')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock
Height:932mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78Grid Reference: V84077 84824This place has been logged as visited by 408 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, pwbellarby, hawkeye.john62, Ulsterpooka, Owenloughrey, ilenia, Reeks2011, toblereoghan, DeltaP, strangeweaver, odonovansf, gav, Dean, timmyc, Hadleigh I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The summit has a grotto built by a local farmer who dragged the cement, sand and water up from his home in Ballyledder on his back. There is also a lower peak to the east known as An Chruach Bheag (TH). Both have the sharply pointed shape associated with peaks called cruach, and this also accounts for the Irish name of the range: na Cruacha Dubha (Mhic Giolla Mo Chuda).
Cruach Mhór is the 11th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/11/?PHPSESSID=5lkn0lh6o4h28ihpi3dlclmad7