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Kells Mountain Mountain Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 633m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V52806 85826 This summit has been logged as climbed by 70 members. Recently by: Eirepur, IainT, CaptainVertigo, peter1, PeakPaul, JohnAshton, liz50, melohara, fingalscave, oldsoldier, David-Guenot, shaunkelly, comsean, simoburn, frankmc04
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Longitude: -10.14427, Latitude: 52.005449 , Easting: 52806, Northing: 85826 Prominence: 138m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 452788 585885,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KlsMnt, 10 char: KlsMntn
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Kells Mountain is the NE spur of Knocknadobar. Kells (Ir. Na Cealla) is a coastal townland at the NE end of Knocknadobar. It has a shop, post office and pier.   Kells Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 230th highest in Ireland. Kells Mountain is the second most northerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Iveragh NW area.

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Steep ascent from north. .. by group   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
A northerly approach from the townland of Roads .. by liz50   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kells Mountain in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Knocknadober and Glendalough Lakes from the Summit of Kells Mountain
 
osullivanm on Kells Mountain, 2005
by osullivanm  14 Aug 2005
Kells Mountain forms part of the Knocknadober ridge. It can be approached via a steep descent from Knocknadober Mountain followed by an ascent of c. 130 M to the top and gives a great perspective on the steep cliffs of Knocknadober plunging to the Glendalough Lakes below. It could be climbed as a single summit ascending and descending via the Glendalough lakes valley or as part of a longer "Knocknadober " circuit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/224/comment/1887/
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Backlit by the rising sun. .. by simon3   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
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