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Cnoc na gCapall Mountain (Ir. Cnoc na gCapall [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of the horses') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 639m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V83404 76730 This summit has been logged as climbed by 83 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, ckilm, Krumel, hivisibility, tsheehy, muddyboots, shaunkelly, omurchu, skhg, frankmc04, millsd1, chalky, dmc
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.695833, Latitude: 51.931006 , Easting: 83404, Northing: 76730 Prominence: 334m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 483379 576791,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CncngC, 10 char: CncngCpl
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

The first of three peaks on the ridge to the west of Boughil.   Cnoc na gCapall is the 220th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/214/
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Horses hill: Classic Kerry summit with views, wil .. by group   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
A substantial rise when approaced from the east ( .. by milo   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
General photo of the summit from the eastern appr .. by milo   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
Handrail city .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na gCapall in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A view from just below summit of Bascadh
 
Tread carefully
by Onzy  22 Nov 2013
The descent west from Cnoc na gCapall and the subsequent ascent of Bascadh is over very confused terrain. While the fence is your handrail for the entire march over these tops, it will be necessary to depart a few metres from its comfort from time to time to avoid unfeasibly steep ground. This was particularly so today, a beautifully clear and sunny day, but very cold, with a lot of the rock carrying a slick coating of ice and a lot of the wet ground frozen. I found myself very wary of my footing particularly on the descent. Walk slowly and carry a big stick! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/214/comment/15262/
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Pic of a view down the ridge. From the foregroun .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
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