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Bunnacunneen Mountain Bun an Choinín A name in Irish
(Ir. Bun an Choinín [logainm.ie], 'the end or tail of the rabbit') Galway County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L93896 57734 This summit has been logged as climbed by 79 members. Recently by: kernowclimber, mcrtchly, Lauranna, Garmin, markwallace, DesHoulihan, trevorf, roscorrocket, eamonoc, marchiggins, carofurey, markmjcampion, PeakPaul, Wilderness, maike
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.601912, Latitude: 53.558963 , Easting: 93896, Northing: 257734 Prominence: 463m,   Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 493869 757754,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bncnn, 10 char: Bunacunen
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff, (Rosroe Formation)

Walks: for a route to the summit from the SW, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 54-55.   Bunnacunneen is the 347th highest summit in Ireland.

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Superb Vantage Point above Connemara .. by group   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Why would you go up Bunnacunneen? True at 575m i .. by simon3   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Access Issue .. by Frank12345   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Heavy Hitter .. by Geansai   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
mreeyore on Bunnacunneen, 2004
by mreeyore  6 May 2004
Bunnacunneen is a rarely climbed mountain in comparison to the nearby Maumturks. The summit is flat and vegetated with numerous peat hags. An interesting short walk follows the stream that leads from the road which takes you into the "heart" of the mountain an unusual place where you will find yourself almost entirely surrounded by the mountain, from here it's an easy climb up the right fork in the stream to the ridge which runs north to the summit and from there back down along the main ridge running south. There are quite a few fences to be encountered along the way and most of this land is farmed so you may want to check in with the farm at the southern base of the mountain. The views from the top are worth a mention as you get an excellent view of all the Maumturks aswell as views down Lough NaFooey and across to Devil's Mother. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/318/comment/960/
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Follow the fence. .. by garrettd   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
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