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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 69 members. Recently by: Wildrover, shaunkelly, Lauranna, IainT, sandilandsn, jackill, eoghancarton, bossyboots, David-Guenot, Onzy, simoburn, chalky, omurchu, el_guapo, suiladoir
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/
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Have a peak at Peakeen .. by group   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
For this summit, there are parking spaces for a f .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Parked in place referred to by john_desmond. Fro .. by Conor74   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Peakeen Mountain in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Crags near summit of Peakeen Mountain
 
madfrankie on Peakeen Mountain, 2007
by madfrankie  19 Jun 2007
From the Kerry Way at R 910 768 B to the east of Peakeen we threaded our way up through crags to gain a northern shoulder. It’s a bit of a pull, but after the exertion of Knocknaguish I was enjoying a second wind. There’s a brief scramble through more cragginess shortly before gaining the summit, a trig-pillar perched atop a rocky outcrop. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/comment/2748/
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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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