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Lackawee Mountain An Leaca Bhuí A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leaca Bhuí [T6000], 'the yellow hillside') Cork County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 572m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V70391 51736 This place has been logged as visited by 32 members. Recently by: Martinpeak, ciarraioch, IainT, PeakPaul, Lauranna, markmjcampion, Wilderness, muddyboots, CaptainVertigo, melohara, Cobhclimber, Onzy, shaunkelly, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -9.874667, Latitude: 51.703889 , Easting: 70391, Northing: 51736 Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 470432 551830,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lckw, 10 char: Lackawee
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Lackawee is the 358th highest place in Ireland. Lackawee is the second most westerly summit in the Caha Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackawee in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lackawee from the SE.
 
Not much but exceptional views on a good day.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  31 Oct 2012
A route from the north starts at the northern end of Glenbeg Lough V70103 53800 A and following the track there.
A route from the south starts from by leaving your car at Rosmackowen Church V74200 47209 B (Point A) and head up the little borheen immediately after the Church on the Castletownbere side.
Take the left hand fork after a few hundred meters and continue on through a gate following a rough track to the Glas Loughs at about 400 meters elevation.
The face of Knocknagree that looks out over Beara Island is the best approach to take with the least amount of climbing around the rocky folds typical of the area.
Down the rough far side then to a small lake followed by a boggy trot across peat hags and one small hill before the climb to Lackawee's summit.
The view of the Iveragh peninsula on a good day is exceptional. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/323/comment/5083/
 
I walked down the long ,broad back of Maulin and .. by jackill   (Show all for Lackawee)
 
This track at the northern end of Glenbeg Lough p .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lackawee)
 
Pic shows the rocky summit of Lackwee looking nor .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lackawee)
 
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