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CrohaneMountainAn Cruachán A name in Irish (Ir. An Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhyolitic lavas Bedrock
Height:650mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79Grid Reference: W04970 82967This summit has been logged as climbed by 143 members. Recently by: bossyboots, melohara, Onzy, skhg, crankechick, pcnovice, shaunkelly, simoburn, marcheur92, chalky, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, Rob_Lee, PeteBog, suiladoir I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak has the classic hay-stack shape which is typical of mountains whose names in cruach/cruachán. Near Lough Nabroda are some crags with rhyolite formations which, though less spectacular, resemble the organ pipe formations at the Giant's Causeway.
Crohane is the 196th highest summit in Ireland. Crohane is the second most easterly summit in the Mangerton area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/195/