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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)
 
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caherbarnagh NW Top in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Baby Cairn
 
In need of some rocks
by thomas_g  1 Apr 2012
Approached Caherbarnagh NW from Knocknagowan via Caherbarnagh, I had planned to head on to Knocknabro and back up the road in Clydagh valley, but the going is so tough over the tussocky boggy ground from Clydagh I decided to head back the way I came.
The views to the North are lovely and the valley between Caherbarnagh NW and Caherbarnagh looks like a great climb, I'm sure it's horribly slippery though.
Reaching the summit of Caherbarnagh NW, I came across a tiny cairn which needs some urgent help, so if you've got some room in your backpack for a few rocks, you know what to do. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/157/comment/6745/
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