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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 place has been logged as visited by 92 members. Recently by: jimgraham, peter1, eamonoc, elin, hawkeye.john62, Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, ckilm, Krumel, hivisibility
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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 place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na gCapall in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from the E with the rest of the Boughils behind.
 
Horses hill: Classic Kerry summit with views, wilderness and good environment.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  1 Nov 2012
Park the car at Barfinnihy Lough where there is quite a large lay by V 851 768 A, room for 10 cars.
Cross the fence at the northern end of the lough and climb up the steep, rocky mountainside handrailing a sheepwire fence to your left which runs all the way to the top of Boughil. The fence then continues on to Cnoc Na Capall
Alternatively, it is possible to start as described but skirt Boughil and go direct to the col between Boughil and Cnoc na gCapall and then straight up. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/214/comment/4974/
 
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)
 
Tread carefully .. by Onzy   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
Pic of a view down the ridge. From the foregroun .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Cnoc na gCapall)
 
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