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Gullaba Hill Mountain Cnoc Ghullaba A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Ghullaba [T6000], 'hill of the beak/snout') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple siltstone & fine sandstone Bedrock

Height: 603m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W00508 68182 This summit has been logged as climbed by 47 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, IainT, jimgraham, trekker, PeakPaul, CaptainVertigo, frankmc04, markmjcampion, muddyboots, johnstna, Onzy, Rob_Lee, simoburn, chalky, HillmanImp
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Longitude: -9.444798, Latitude: 51.857527 , Easting: 100508, Northing: 68182 Prominence: 38m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 500479 568245,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GlbHl, 10 char: Gulaba Hil
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

Gullaba is also the name of a townland in the parish of Kilgarvan.   Gullaba Hill is the 277th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gullaba Hill in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Gullaba Hill from Bird Hill
 
Rough topped, unremarkable but well positioned mountain.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  21 Oct 2013
Park on the sharp bend at W02056 66620 A which has room only for 3 or 4 cars on the roadside. Walk uphill on the nearby unsurfaced road and follow the boggy track to the right. The track is shortly replaced by various tractor created ruts and the remains of a green road - these are constant companions all the way over the wet ground to the summit of Knocknamanagh NE Top, from there turn right and drop down to a col before the ascent to the small summit cairn of Gullaba next to a wire fence Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/265/comment/5025/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gullaba Hill in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
jackill on Gullaba Hill, 2009
by jackill  1 May 2009
After having the heart put crossways in me by the lifesize cardboard cut-out of Kilgarvans most famous son (after the tailor Quill) , Jackie Healy-Rae I headed up the road past the motor museum and on through the 13' high tunnel. I parked on the sharp bend at W02056 66620 and walked around the bend and up a thoughtfully provided track towards the mountains. The track was soon replaced by various tractor created ruts- these were a constant companion all the way over the wet ground to the summit of Knocknamanagh NE Top. From there I crossed the broad shallow col to Gullaba. Through the breaks in the cloud were views down to Kilgarvan and the inlet of Kenmare and down to the lower summit of Bird Hill. Bird Hill gives its name to a rock formation of grey-green sandstone and purple siltstone laminated beds. Lamination is quite rare in siltstones. Below in Kilgarvan the bed rock is Old Red Sandstone at over 6000 meters thickness. This rock was once at the botton of the ocean in the Munster Basin but curiously it is non-marine in origin which suggests a massive subsidence in the area. Coming down from Gulluba Hill I passed numerous flat , scored rocks echoing the terrible energy of the retreating glaciers during the last ice age. I crossed the Gortacreenteen stream to the left bank to descend and met a good track coming down to the main road. Please note this track looks as though it may be from a nearby farmhouse. I rejoined the road at W017 676 B and walked along the road to the start. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/265/comment/2561/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gullaba Hill in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Gullaba Cairn
 
Gullaba Top
by Colin Murphy  10 May 2010
Pic shows the small cairn which is just behind a low fence on the summit of Gullaba. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/265/comment/4705/
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