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Slievanea Mountain Sliabh Macha Ré A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Macha Ré [OSI], 'mountain of the smooth plain' ) Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 628.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q50748 05749 This summit has been logged as climbed by 105 members. Recently by: millsd1, Geo, IainT, PeakPaul, Pepe, Martinpeak, JohnAshton, liz50, hivisibility, melohara, Philewis, fingalscave, DaveMc, jimgraham, Wilderness
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Longitude: -10.182926, Latitude: 52.183815 , Easting: 50749, Northing: 105749 Prominence: 22.4m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 450731 605803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvn, 10 char: Slievanea
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The anglicised form Slievanea would appear to derive from Ir. Sliabh an Fhia, 'mountain of the deer'. The deer is also an important symbol in Celtic mythology. In many tales they lure people into the realm of the gods. Remains of several fulachta fia (venison-cooking pits) can be found around Lough Adoon.   Slievanea is the 241st highest summit in Ireland. Slievanea is the second most westerly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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A high starting point .. by group   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
I had a few hours to spare while in Tralee last F .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
The view from near the summit of Slieveanea. Look .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievanea in area Central Dingle, Ireland
 
padodes on Slievanea, 2008
by padodes  21 Jan 2008
The best view of Slievanea is from the far side of the Owenmore River Valley, with your back to Brandon. When rising ground fog seems to lap at its flanks in the morning, it looks for all the world like a Titanic stuggling to make its way forward after taking a double whammy midship. The sharp prow is formed by Slievanea NE Top, and the two gaping corries behind are a stark reminder of its encounter with ice in the past. Further back, to the SW, the mountain tapers off to the Connor Pass (far right). The easiest access to the summit ridge, though not the most satisfying, is from the Pass, and the modest effort that is required to walk its length is repaid with wonderful views either westwards, over to the Brandon massif, or northeastwards, across to Beenoskee. If your are intent on peak-bagging, it's easy to take in An Cnapan Mor and Croaghskearda, all within easy range. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/242/comment/2944/
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