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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 place has been logged as visited by 70 members. Recently by: Juanita, Wildrover, shaunkelly, Lauranna, IainT, sandilandsn, jackill, eoghancarton, bossyboots, David-Guenot, Onzy, simoburn, chalky, omurchu, el_guapo
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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 place in Ireland.

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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)
 
From the Kerry Way at R 910 768 B to the eas .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
milo on Peakeen Mountain, 2008
by milo  4 Jan 2008
Made a quick climb as per John Desmond's route, but in mist and gathering dusk. Moderately challenging in these circumstances and I feel that Madfrankies pic of the crags underrates their extent on the East side.
Moving SW for 300 mtrs I then descended easily south and contrived to find myself in the gathering dark on a by-way leading to the N71 rather than the one leading toward my arranged rendezvous at 917 752 C. Thanks to the kindness of a passing biker and despite wilful ignoring by many 07 plates order was restored without invoking the rescue serrvices Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/comment/2936/
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A brilliant walk though we did it the hard way an .. by quarryman   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
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