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Cnoc na Toinne Mountain also An Caisleán Geal an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Toinne [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of the wave') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 845m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V81115 83400 This summit has been logged as climbed by 394 members. Recently by: IainT, jacek22m, Lauranna, toblereoghan, HeartTrek, rleahy, TommyV, PabloAlto, 3K_Fters, johnballinger, ShayGlynn, cravaxe, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, eugeneryan959
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.731475, Latitude: 51.990437 , Easting: 81115, Northing: 83400 Prominence: 80m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 481086 583459,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CncnTn, 10 char: CncnTn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin also gives the alternative name An Caisleán Geal [TH], 'the bright castle'. The path known as Bóthar na Gíge or the Zig-Zags attains the ridge near the summit of Cnoc na Toinne.   Cnoc na Toinne is the 23rd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na Toinne in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: pic:Dbloke
Turn left at the top of the Ladder
Short Summary created by Onzy,  10 Apr 2015
Cnoc na Toinne is an often overlooked saddle shaped peak nestling among giants of 900m+; nonetheless, at 845m it is higher than many more noted tops, including Mangerton, Nephin and Mweelrea. Given its position, it is rarely climbed by itself, but more usually as part of a traverse of the Reeks Ridge, in either direction. From the more usual, east to west direction, it is the last peak before the descent towards the top of the Devil's Ladder and the climb to Carrauntoohil.

The top of the zig-zags, probably the easiest route onto this side of the Reeks, is about 350m east of the summit, along its ridge. Given the current state of the Ladder, the zag-zags are a more sustainable route to Carrauntoohil itself; however, as you must then descend some 150m to the head of the Ladder before beginning the final climb to Carrauntoohil, it does add to the overall ascent. The views from the zig-zags however, more than compensate. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/23/comment/4783/
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Climbing Carrauntoohil! I had been dreaming of i .. by denise-vosges   (Show all for Cnoc na Toinne)
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