Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any mountain area or any detail feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill or mountain
Videos


Users Online:
Guests online: 69
Recent Contributions

Farbreague: from Arderin

Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.

Tonelagee: Fore!!!

Brandon Hill: Grand on Brandon!

Croaghmoyle: Easy walk up to great views

Slieve Binnian - more track work ?

Ben of Howth: Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour

Binnian-Lamagan Loop

Spelga Loop

Carrigroe: Sea of cloud

Stags of Broadhaven (central): Climbing

Donard-Commedagh ridge walk

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area
Rating graphic.
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
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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/
COMMENTS for Colly 1 of 1
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Colly in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Colourful flora on Colly
 
colin murphy on Colly, 2009
by colin murphy  19 Aug 2009
On my way up Colly from Knocknagapple NW Top I came across a semi-circular stone structure about two metres diameter which my map indicated to be William Scotus Well, and I noticed a lengthy track from the SE leads almost exactly to this point. My first thought was that Scotus was the guy who used to feature on the £5 note but subsequent research tells me he was John Scotus Eriugna, so I am none the wiser. As visibility was slightly beyond the length of my arm, I can't comment on the views from Colly but my slog was compensated slightly by happening upon the multicoloured mossy growth in the pic which measured about one metre across. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/140/comment/4024/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
The summit of Colly is the mountain in the centre .. by eric   (Show all for Colly)
 
Here's the picture to go with Mr Walker's comment .. by dbloke   (Show all for Colly)
 
(End of comment section for Colly.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here
MountainViews.ie Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1200 Contributors.