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Caherbarnagh NW Top Mountain For origin of name, see Caherbarnagh. Cork County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 668m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W18778 87663 This summit has been logged as climbed by 83 members. Recently by: mountainmike, IainT, frankmc04, tommccarthy, Wildrover, PeakPaul, anekk11, gallybander, melohara, eamonoc, chalky, walker26, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn
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Longitude: -9.18429, Latitude: 52.035524 , Easting: 118778, Northing: 87663 Prominence: 23m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 518745 587721,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChrbNW, 10 char: ChrbrnNWTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The name Glanaprehane probably refers to the steep glen N of Caherbarnagh rather than this peak.   Caherbarnagh NW Top is the 163rd highest summit in Ireland. Caherbarnagh NW Top is the second most northerly summit in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

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Western outlier of Caherbarnagh .. by group   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
The Derrynasaggart mountains would not win any aw .. by jackill   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
A stopover on the way to or from Caherbarnagh. Wa .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caherbarnagh NW Top in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Glanaprehane
 
Lynchieboy on Caherbarnagh NW Top, 2006
by Lynchieboy  15 Apr 2006
Wish the view was as good as the photo by Jackhill the day I took my camera. Going up can often be easier than coming down and today we came down from Glanaprehane on the closer fallaway ridge by moving out to the end of it turning right near the end and then left again. Much easier to go up. The boggy soft ground is a help but a few more rocks would make a man feel safer on the way down. To go up, in my opinion its one of the best challenges to reach the higher Caherbarnagh apart from taking it straight on from the coom (very hard) or firstly ascending Stoukeen considering any ascent from the Clydagh valley is pretty damp. This said I would alternatley recommend an ascent from W177 850 as the driest from the Clydagh valley which is beautiful and long valley which is nice and quiet as there is only one way in and out for normal traffic. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/157/comment/2277/
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Access Problems? .. by redape99   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
In need of some rocks .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
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