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Glencappul Top Mountain Kerry County, in no lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 700m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V99094 81974 This summit has been logged as climbed by 91 members. Recently by: bryanmccabe, IainT, melohara, CaptainVertigo, Ulsterpooka, tommccarthy, hivisibility, markmjcampion, mickeysla, ciarraioch, fingalscave, elin, jcincork, mountainmike, roman14
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Longitude: -9.469355, Latitude: 51.981183 , Easting: 99094, Northing: 81974 Prominence: 12m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 499066 582034,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GlncTp, 10 char: GlncplTop
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is on the ridge separating the Devil's Punchbowl from Lough Erhogh and the Horses Glen.   Glencappul Top is the 115th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Glencappul Top in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Glenacappul Top, second on the left
 
Eyeballing the Horses Glen.
Short Summary created by jackill, scapania,  9 Jul 2011
From Killarney take the Kenmare road as far as Muckross and then take the first sharp left after Molly Darcy's pub. Drive uphill to a fork in the road with a sign for Mangerton. Take the road to the right and drive along this road until you see a rough track heading off to the left (V984 848 A) just after a track on the right. There's plenty of parking here along the road or at the start of the track.

This track will take you to the Devil's punchbowl. The start of the walk presents you with a gradual climb as the track meanders either side of a largely dry riverbed. The Lakes of Killarney emerge spectacularly on your right as you gradually gain height. The track winds on upwards until you eventually reach the punchbowl. Walk to the back of the punchbowl and follow the ridge north to the summit of Mangerton north, a grassy area with a small pile of stones.
Drop down east to the col, with a curious fenced off square, before the brief ascent to Glencappul Top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/111/comment/4871/
 
Glencappul Top is the highest point of a spur lea .. by simon3   (Show all for Glencappul Top)
 
Here are some shiny happy people who could'nt sto .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Glencappul Top)
 
Glencappul Top is on the right of the photo taken .. by jackill   (Show all for Glencappul Top)
 
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