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Carran Mountain An Carn A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Carn [PDT], 'the cairn') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple siltstone & fine sandstone Bedrock

Height: 604m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W05250 67891 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: IainT, ciarraioch, melohara, jimgraham, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, frankmc04, kildare, Wildrover, Onzy, muddyboots, Moneenman, sandilandsn, Rob_Lee, simoburn
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.375957, Latitude: 51.855728 , Easting: 105250, Northing: 67891 Prominence: 237m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 505217 567953,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Carran, 10 char: Carran
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

There is a substantial cairn on the summit which gives the hill its name.   Carran is the 274th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/262/
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Don't park on the corner .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Carran)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carran in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Carran Cairn and Gullaba
simon3 on Carran, 2006
by simon3  8 Apr 2006
At just over the 600m mark Carran has good views of Knockboy and the fine ridge that extends north from there, through the Knocknamanaghs and Gullaba Hill.

Carran itself has a gently descending ridge extending North-East through Carran NE Top which has prevented it from having the customary NE Coum so prevalent on summits in Ireland. However there is some steepening immediately north of Carran at some cliffs called Foilduff.

Our photo shows the huge cairn and view towards Gullaba Hill and the round topped but extremely steep sided Bird Hill, both on the other side of the Slaheny River. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/262/comment/2264/
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Unsung Quartet .. by muddyboots   (Show all for Carran)
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