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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)
 
On Sat 1 aug 2009, I decided to return to a place .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Dromderalough)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dromderalough in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: looking west from summit
 
mart on Dromderalough, 2005
by mart  7 Oct 2005
I approached this mountain and Knockbrack beside from a small road on the Kenmare end of Kilgarvan. This road ends at a forestry entrance and nearby there are several large notices saying that trespassers will be prosecuted. I can't imagine that there is much of a problem as this is the unfashionable end of the Kerry mountains. You have to leave the main roads to even see them. The climb is straightforward and the hills are very quiet but popular with red deer. I saw a few myself. I made my climb after 3 weeks of dry weather and was impressed to find plenty of squelchy ground left. The normal conditions were also indicated by very deep valleys carved by some of the streams. The tops offer a good view of the Kenmare-Killarney district.
It looks like walking on to Mangerton itself would be a simple enough matter from here. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/194/comment/974/
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Rough Walking in Untouched Wilderness .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Dromderalough)
 
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