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Mullaghnarakill Mountain (prob. Ir. Mullach na ? [PDT] , 'summit of the [obscure element]') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 665m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V60084 85056 This summit has been logged as climbed by 91 members. Recently by: IainT, peter1, eryri, tommccarthy, hivisibility, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, bossyboots, mountainmike, IncaHoots, jimgraham, oldsoldier, crankechick, DenisMc
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Longitude: -10.038043, Latitude: 52.000414 , Easting: 60084, Northing: 85056 Prominence: 90m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 460064 585115,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghnr, 10 char: Mlghnrkl
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The sharp ridge which climbs to Mullaghnarakill between Coomaglaslaw and Coomnacronia provides one of the most challenging walks in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area. The lower part of this ridge is known locally as Drom an Bháid or Bottom of the Boat, from its resemblance to an upturned keel.   Mullaghnarakill is the 169th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghnarakill in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Ascending the north east ridge
 
Stunning Ridge to the North East
Short Summary created by Onzy,  29 May 2014
Mullaghnarakill is normally experienced as a small rise on the main ridge of the Glenbeigh Horseshoe walk. However, to its north-east, a spectacular ridge rises to the summit between the coums of Coomnacronia and Coomaglaslaw. Though this ridge can be easily ascended, descent would be difficult. The ridge is narrow and exposed on both sides, however the footing is good and hands need to be used only at a couple of points. Views into both coums are spectacular.

A number of routes can take in Mullaghnarakill. The main Glenbeigh Horseshow taking in the entire ridge from Macklaun to Drung Hill is the most obvious. Perhaps the best starting point for the complete circuit is around V64812 86761 A - it should take 7-8 hours. Another possible circuit is that of Coomnacronia, which involves ascending the north-east ridge directly to Mullaghnarakill and taking in Been Hill, Beenmore and Drung Hill. A good starting point for this would be at the bridge at V62202 87010 B - about 4.5 hours. A further possibility from the same starting point would be to ascend directly to Keamconneragh and to make a circuit around both Coomaglaslaw and Coomnacronia taking in from Keamconneragh to Drung Hill - about 6 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/164/comment/4924/
 
If you go west from the top, the view SW becomes .. by simon3   (Show all for Mullaghnarakill)
 
North East ridge .. by Onzy   (Show all for Mullaghnarakill)
 
I climbed this peak about 5 years ago with a coup .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Mullaghnarakill)
 
Climbed Mullaghnarakill today via the NE spur as .. by sbender   (Show all for Mullaghnarakill)
 
Mullaghnarakill can be climbed as part of the wid .. by pdonnelly   (Show all for Mullaghnarakill)
 
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