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Caherbarnagh Mountain An Chathair Bhearnach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Chathair Bhearnach [OSI], 'the gapped fort') Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 681m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W19164 87170 This summit has been logged as climbed by 108 members. Recently by: mountainmike, IainT, t.jay, tommccarthy, Wildrover, PeakPaul, anekk11, Anavinet, melohara, eamonoc, walker26, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn, Rob_Lee
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.178416, Latitude: 52.031044 , Easting: 119164, Northing: 87170 Prominence: 361m,   Isolation: 0.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 519140 587216,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Chrbrn, 10 char: Chrbrngh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 211-12) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Caherbarnagh on Latiaran Sunday in late July.   Caherbarnagh is the third highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 140th highest in Ireland.

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Fine views and few walkers .. by group   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
Access via 'new' Duhallow Way .. by shaunkelly   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
Access 8/12/13 .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
A dark but beautiful day. Parked in a field suppl .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
A group from the Sliabh Luachra Hillwalking Club, .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
ibradley on Caherbarnagh, 2005
by ibradley  1 Jul 2005
Struggled up Caherbarnagh in good weather on 26/06 following Paddy Dillon's route from the Clydagh Valley. This involves walking through a field opposite the last farm in the valley. Starting from 173 838 H, go to the farm and through a gate on your left, cross a ford then follow the river in a northerly direction. This is a tough walk over trackless bog and heather. The views from the summit are good but the top itself is uninspiring. The diversion to Glanaprehane is worthwhile for the views north. A walk only to be recommended for the hardy! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/135/comment/1782/
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