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CollyMountainAn Bheann Mhór A name in Irish KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:679mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83Grid Reference: V65073 80761This summit has been logged as climbed by 87 members. Recently by: muddyboots, Philhanson, IainT, ericjones, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, DaveMc, peter1, t.jay, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, crankechick I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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/