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Peakeen Mountain Mountain Péicín A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Péicín [PDT], 'boundary marker') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 554.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90341 76494 This summit has been logged as climbed by 66 members. Recently by: IainT, sandilandsn, jackill, eoghancarton, bossyboots, David-Guenot, Onzy, simoburn, chalky, omurchu, el_guapo, suiladoir, Geo, liz50, millsd1
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Longitude: -9.594938, Latitude: 51.930298 , Easting: 90342, Northing: 76494 Prominence: 280m,   Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490315 576555,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PknMnt, 10 char: PknMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Oddly there is no Irish given on the Discovery map for this name, although two other peaks are named Péicín, possibly erroneously. Also known as Kilcurrane.   Peakeen Mountain is the 408th highest summit in Ireland.

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Have a peak at Peakeen .. by group   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Peakeen Mountain in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Looking NE from the trig point on Peakeen
 
john_desmond on Peakeen Mountain, 2006
by john_desmond  26 Apr 2006
For this summit, there are parking spaces for a few cars at V917 752 A, where the public road meets the start of a dirt track going Northwards. This is part of the Kerry Way and used to be the old road from Killarney to Kenmare in the 19th Century. As you pass between Peakeen and Knockanguish, stop at the highest point on the road and turn off left. Stay to the North of Peakeen to avoid the cliffs. After the ascent and as soon as the ground levels out, you will see the trig point high up on Peakeen to your left. Carry on a bit further and try and approach the summit from the North / North-West where the going is easier. The most striking thing on the summit is the trig point which is mounted on the highest rock and really stands out. Despite the fact it is just 555 metres, the views from it are stunning and are better than many other higher peaks. Return by the same route and avoid the cliffs and crags to the East. Done in conjunction with Knockanaguish, it would make for a really nice 3 hour walk on a clear sunny day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/comment/2302/
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Parked in place referred to by john_desmond. Fro .. by Conor74   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
From the Kerry Way at R 910 768 B to the eas .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Made a quick climb as per John Desmond's route, b .. by milo   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
A brilliant walk though we did it the hard way an .. by quarryman   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
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