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Dromderalough Mountain Drom idir Dhá Loch A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V96094 79014 This summit has been logged as climbed by 70 members. Recently by: IainT, hivisibility, melohara, gav, PeakPaul, Colin Murphy, crankechick, pcnovice, muddyboots, Onzy, johnstna, odonogc, simoburn, chalky, omurchu
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Longitude: -9.512106, Latitude: 51.954038 , Easting: 96094, Northing: 79014 Prominence: 45m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 496066 579074,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Drmdrl, 10 char: Drmdrlgh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Located on the extensive plateau SW of Mangerton. The lakes are more distinctive landmarks than the hills hereabouts.   Dromderalough is the 199th highest summit in Ireland.

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Fine top surrounded by small loughs .. by group   (Show all for Dromderalough)
 
oldsoldier on Dromderalough, 2009
by oldsoldier  2 Aug 2009
On Sat 1 aug 2009, I decided to return to a place where I practiced my map reading and navigation during my ML. I parked my car in the upper car park of Torc Waterfall and followed the old kenmare road as far as Friars glen and onto Cores, and made a beeline for the col below Dromderalough. This is an hard route as I had to constantly avoid water between high grass tossacks and rolling spurs. I crossed the stream just below the col and followed a deer path virtually to the top. The view of the Iveragh and Beara peninsulas and the Slieve mish mountains is beyond description and made the effort all the more worthwhile. This took just under two and a half hours. After a well deserved lunch I contoured on Mangerton, passed close, on my left, to the small lake in Ferta and made my way across and down to a very obvious break in the lower skyline at V9655 8345 B leading down to the forest and the car park. It is a long time since I descended by this gully. It has wooden steps in places and joins with an old forest track that leads back down to the old Kenmare road. Follow this track as it wriggles it way down the hillside, keep left at all junctions until you meet the Kenmare road. Turn right here and the car park is 100 metres away. A super walk and two more peaks bagged. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/194/comment/3988/
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I approached this mountain and Knockbrack beside .. by mart   (Show all for Dromderalough)
 
Rough Walking in Untouched Wilderness .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Dromderalough)
 
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