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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
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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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/135/
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Fine views and few walkers
Short Summary created by aidand,  22 Aug 2013
Access issues require a diversion along a stretch of the Duhallow Way. There is parking for a couple of cars outside a well maintained bungalow, with two noticeable garden lamps, at 193 892 A. There was no Duhallow Way sign on the road here when I visited. Walk up through the field immediately to the right of the house and you will soon pick up the 'yellow man'. The D Way brings you along the base of the mountain heading West for about a mile and then swings South into a short valley. Leave the D Way where it crosses the fence by a stile and continue up this valley to the col ahead at about 173 865 B. Turn left at the col and ascend Caherbarnagh NW top heading in a North-Easterly direction. From the NW top it is only a 15 minute walk to the main summit, but be careful to avoid the cliffs on your left.
Descend initially in a South-West direction, then head West back to the col and down onto the D Way.
Allow about 5 hours for the return trip. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/135/comment/4895/
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)
Struggled up Caherbarnagh in good weather on 26/0 .. by ibradley   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
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