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Colly Mountain An Bheann Mhór A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 679m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V65073 80761 This summit has been logged as climbed by 85 members. Recently by: IainT, ericjones, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, DaveMc, peter1, t.jay, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, crankechick, odonogc, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -9.963757, Latitude: 51.963072 , Easting: 65073, Northing: 80761 Prominence: 144m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 465052 580821,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Colly, 10 char: Colly
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Overlooks Ballaghisheen (Ir. Bealach Oisín, 'pass of Oisín' from the north. A ridge to the north connects with Meenteog on the Glenbeigh Horseshoe. There are several names mentioned by Ó Cíobháin with the element collach, lit. 'a boar', but referring to boulders. This may be the origin of Colly, but there are other possibilities.   Colly is the 145th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/140/
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Easy ascent, fine views .. by group   (Show all for Colly)
We climbed Colly on 13th Feb 2010 and parked lik .. by riverlaune   (Show all for Colly)
We strolled up from the head of Coomaspeara (whos .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Colly)
On my way up Colly from Knocknagapple NW Top I ca .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Colly)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Colly in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Colly
eric on Colly, 2005
by eric  20 Dec 2005
The summit of Colly is the mountain in the centre of this photograph which has a very distinct diagonal line running across the slope of the mountain. Immediately behind Colly is Meenteog and to the the left is Macklaun.

Colly is easily climbed from Ballaghisheen Pass via Knocknagapple or included as part of a sidetrip on a long days walk of the Glenbeigh Horseshoe Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/140/comment/2111/
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Here's the picture to go with Mr Walker's comment .. by dbloke   (Show all for Colly)
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Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here