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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 81 members. Recently by: frankmc04, tommccarthy, Wildrover, PeakPaul, anekk11, gallybander, melohara, eamonoc, chalky, walker26, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn, Rob_Lee, suiladoir
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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 162nd highest summit in Ireland. Caherbarnagh NW Top is the second most northerly summit in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/157/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caherbarnagh NW Top in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Caherbarnagh NW from the SE
 
Western outlier of Caherbarnagh
Short Summary created by simon3,  31 Jan 2011
The summit overlooks great areas of Cork farmland and some of Kerry. There is a good view of the gracious Paps to the SW. It can be reached from the Duhallow Way to the north and east, with particular starting points such as W196893 A or W177850 B. Or make it part of a ridge walk from Caherbarnagh from which it is separated by around 650m and a NE facing corrie.
Going is good on the summit with short grass or heather though some of the lower slopes are harder. The exact top is somewhat vague. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/157/comment/4917/
 
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)
 
Wish the view was as good as the photo by Jackhil .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
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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