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Kells Mountain East Top Mountain For origin of name, see Kells Mountain. Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 612m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V53633 86031 This summit has been logged as climbed by 65 members. Recently by: Eirepur, IainT, CaptainVertigo, peter1, frankmc04, PeakPaul, JohnAshton, liz50, melohara, fingalscave, oldsoldier, David-Guenot, shaunkelly, comsean, simoburn
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Longitude: -10.132323, Latitude: 52.007509 , Easting: 53633, Northing: 86031 Prominence: 27m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 453615 586090,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kls612, 10 char: KlsMntnEst
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

This is the last peak on the ridge at the other end from Knocknadobar. It overlooks Kells and Roads Lough.   Kells Mountain East Top is the third highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 263rd highest in Ireland. Kells Mountain East Top is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the Iveragh NW area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kells Mountain East Top in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
 
Steep but rewarding ascent
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  17 Feb 2014
Park at V528 872 A. Proceed up through a steep field alongside a stream for 100m, crossing a fence where you'll see a narrow rocky track. Turn left along track for a few hundred metres before ascending directly south via a steep heather-covered spur. The slope becomes less steep at about 400m altitude and the heather is replaced by short grass, which makes the going considerably easier. There are great views over Roads Lough and along the precipitous valley sides to the left. At point V533 862 B you will emerge into a broad, almost flat area between Kells Mountain and the East top. Turn left and walk 300m. The broad summit area rises fairly sharply for about 20m and is a a mixture of rock and grass. The summit is marked by a significant cairn. Time for ascent 1.5 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/251/comment/5011/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kells Mountain East Top in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: View Southwards from Kells Mountain East Top
osullivanm on Kells Mountain East Top, 2005
by osullivanm  14 Aug 2005
This is the last top(612) on the Knocknadober ridge heading North East and is an easy walk from Kells Mountain. Given that our car was parked on the coast road ( approx. V525 875 C) we descended via the north flank of the mountain on steep ground encountering serious amounts of heather and high ferns - enough to convince us that a descent from Kells Mountain would probably have been a better option. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/251/comment/1888/
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