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Brassel Mountain Mountain Cnoc Breasail A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Breasail [TH] or Breasail [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of raddle') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V83049 82269 This summit has been logged as climbed by 61 members. Recently by: Onzy, PeakPaul, IainT, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, chalky, ciarraioch, omurchu, hugh_oc, simoburn, suiladoir, jarekmajkusiak, turfymccloud, Cobhclimber, frankmc04
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Longitude: -9.702876, Latitude: 51.980689 , Easting: 83049, Northing: 82269 Prominence: 50m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 483024 582329,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrslMn, 10 char: BrslMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book suggests that Breasal is a man's name, but a connection with raddle, the red dye traditionally used to mark sheep, seems more likely.   Brassel Mountain is the 348th highest summit in Ireland. Brassel Mountain is the second most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/
COMMENTS for Brassel Mountain 1 of 1
Brassel is a pretty nondescript lump that is usua .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Brassel Mountain)
 
Just back from a great weekend in the Reeks. A gr .. by kkendellen   (Show all for Brassel Mountain)
 
Brassel is very much the idiot half-brother of th .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Brassel Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brassel Mountain in area MacGillycuddy
 
S Mc Auliffe on Brassel Mountain, 2004
by S Mc Auliffe  26 Feb 2004
Here is a better picture of Brassel. The scramble starts near the bottom left hand corner of the picture and rises steeply in two stages. It's not very long but the exposure is significant. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/comment/863/
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