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Peakeen Mountain West Top Mountain For origin of name, see Peakeen Mountain. Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 538.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V88958 76481 This summit has been logged as climbed by 49 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, Wildrover, shaunkelly, Lauranna, IainT, jackill, eoghancarton, ciarraioch, liz50, chalky, David-Guenot, Cobhclimber, Onzy, simoburn, omurchu
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.61503, Latitude: 51.929908 , Easting: 88959, Northing: 76481 Prominence: 93m,   Isolation: 0.2km
ITM: 488933 576542,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Pkn539, 10 char: PknMntnWst
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Peakeen Mountain West Top is the 449th highest summit in Ireland. Peakeen Mountain West Top is the second most southerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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Fine views down Kenmare Bay
Short Summary created by thomas_g,  8 Nov 2013
Wonderful views down Kenmare bay on a fine day. Be aware the ground below the summit is very boggy and pools of water abound.
The best access is via the Kerry way from Gowlane (skirt Peakeen to the N). While access is possible from the Molls Gap road via the col between Peakeen W and spot height 525m: there are access issues to Derrygarriff to the west of Peakeen, so the western approach is probably best avoided. There is no real sense in approaching from N (unless you love bog). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/374/comment/5133/
 
This summit can be approached from the Peakeen si .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain West Top)
 
From the summit of Peakeen it became clear that i .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain West Top)
 
Really worth a visit !! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain West Top)
 
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