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Ballysitteragh Mountain An Scraig A name in Irish
also Cnoc Bhaile Uí Shé an extra name in Irish
(Ir. An Scraig [TCCD], 'rocky outcrop') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 623m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46055 05717
Place visited by 161 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, ilenia, aidand, wicklore, tommyclarke, TommyV, Polarstern, eamonoc, jlk, Bunsen7, Dean, IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, Wilderness
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Longitude: -10.251479, Latitude: 52.182203 , Easting: 46055, Northing: 105717 Prominence: 218m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 446038 605767,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Blystr, 10 char: Blystrgh
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Also known as Cnoc Bhaile Uí Shé [OSI], 'hill of Baile Uí Shé', from Ballyhea(-bought) townland. The English form Ballysitteragh could be from Baile Suiteoireach, 'the townland of the camp/barracks', but the circumstances of its naming are unclear. Coumhenry, Coumgraig and Coumthrive are hollows below the mountain on the N. side. Previously Ballysitteragh in MV.   An Scraig is the 250th highest place in Ireland.

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Waypoint on the Brandon Ridge .. by group   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
Coming down from the Brandon ridge at Fallaghnama .. by jackill   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Scraig in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: View from Ballysitteragh
 
johnvbrennan on An Scraig, 2005
by johnvbrennan  19 Apr 2005
Ballysitteragh while not particularly high, is definitely very challenging. I've climbed it 3 times, on all occasions it's been part of a loop starting in Cloghane, work our way up to Brandon, Brandon Peak, Gearhane, Ballysitteragh, Conor Pass. We then leave the road at the Conor Pass and across the bog to meet with a small boreen that brings you back to Cloghane.

I've attached a photo that shows the fabulous view from the top of Ballysitteragh heading towards the Conor Pass. It was taken last April. In the photo you can see Tralee Bay and Cloghane. You might also be able to make out the small road that starts at the lake (lower left corner). This is the road that we joined to bring us back into Cloghane after cutting down from the Conor Pass. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/238/comment/1656/
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Plan A was Brandon, but a better forecast for the .. by liam   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
If you're in Dingle town, you can walk straight o .. by milkorwater   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
Worth a quick dash from the Conor Pass. Alternati .. by milo   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
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