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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 30 members. Recently by: IainT, PeakPaul, Lauranna, markmjcampion, Wilderness, muddyboots, CaptainVertigo, melohara, Cobhclimber, Onzy, shaunkelly, simoburn, chalky, dmc, thomas_g
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Longitude: -9.875567, Latitude: 51.703623 , Easting: 70391, Northing: 51736 Prominence: 67m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 470369 551802,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lckw, 10 char: Lackawee
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Lackawee is the 356th highest summit in Ireland. Lackawee is the second most westerly summit in the Caha Mountains area.

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Not much but exceptional views on a good day. .. by group   (Show all for Lackawee)
 
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)
 
Hills from the Beara Way 2
by three5four0  16 Aug 2010
Arrived at Lackawees' summit via Maulin (see Maulin posting for details) and another fine view point it was. We returned to the col, and some soft ground, and traversed pt 579 again to V71449 51108 C, and descended by a small stream, swinging right into the col, then left going round a few ring contours & past a small lough to V72442 51161 D.

As pointed out by Jackill, the ground around the lough to the GPS Ref has some, well, water bed characteristics! Not a place you want to 'break on through to the other side' on. Climb up through the rock , on an easy slope, despite looking more rocky close up than it did from Maulin. And arrive at a splendid summit and view point.

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