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Galtybeg Mountain Cnoc Beag na nGaibhlte A name in Irish
Tipperary County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 799.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R88978 24089
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Longitude: -8.16254, Latitude: 52.368713 , Easting: 188979, Northing: 124089 Prominence: 80.34m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 588930 624139,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gltybg, 10 char: Galtybeg
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Galtybeg is the 42nd highest place in Ireland. Galtybeg is the third highest point in county Tipperary.

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John Finn on Galtybeg, 2004
by John Finn  22 Aug 2004
Galtybeg from the lower slopes of Galtymore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/1132/
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Picture: Galtybeg, Greenane, Farbreaga
aburden on Galtybeg, 2005
by aburden  13 Dec 2005
The day I walked Galtybeg I started at R874 278 A. After summiting Slievecushnabinnia and Galtymore I reached Galtybeg and continued to Cush and finally back to the start - 14km , 4.5 hrs, 20 min stops.

I had a second route planned from the South via Knockeenatoung. The pic highlights the track one can take after coming down from Galtymore (when you want to avoid Galtybeg) and are heading home via Knockeenatoung.

Slievenamon (left) and the Commergahs (right) can be seen in the far distance. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/2080/
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milo on Galtybeg, 2003
by milo  22 Jun 2003
Pity it misses my 800 metre tops collection by 1. However it makes part of a fine circuit from Aherlow if one descends northward to Cush. Attached pic shows the view of this, taken on the 2003 Galtees Walk Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/553/
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Picture: Farbreaga and a Road
Bleck Cra on Galtybeg, 2008
by Bleck Cra  14 May 2008
Someone once said that the thing you fear most has already happened. At the inclement turn of last year, I posted on mvs a piece about the Galtees and a day replete with misery, “misplaced” bearings, danger and a longing never to go back. The hillwalk-from-Hell included an awful and tortuous trail back courtesy of John Loudon MacAdam. May his tarry bones…….. Hours later, in front of a roaring fire, I resolved never again to goad the Galtees when they were dispeptic, but only in the blazing sun amongst many human beings. So when the Ballyhoura Bears Festival was recruiting takers, Cra proffered his name. This excellent event launched its Galtees A walk in blistering heat - requisite 1. Requisite 2, humans in abundance. A yomp East on to Farbreaga and a grumpy ascent to Greenane introduced us to the meat of the matter, Galty Beg, who in no small measure seeks to school us in the ways of his bigger brother, Galtymore. A handful of heavies at this point lit out on a challenge: a Eengleeshman with the ascending power of a sky rocket, a hybrid man/hare from North Kerry, the O’Driscoll More agus an Preachain Dubh. The O’Driscoll is as good as impossible to shift but was shifted; the Sassenach busted, baffled but against fearful opposition and Cra and the hybrid struck out for the finishing line off Slievecushnabinnia at a full-on sprint. His N would still be up my A had I not submitted at the finishing line - and we strolled off towards the pub. Sadly the pub was left of the gate, not right, so 5 miles later I was back on the same road Maister MacAdam laid down to torture me four months earlier - da da da, dada la meme chose Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/3104/
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Picture: Galtymore in snow
 
deswalk on Galtybeg, 2006
by deswalk  8 Jan 2006
I have climbed the Galty mountains many times in every kind of weather and always enjoy them. On a clear day the uninterrupted views are worth the effort. On several occasions I've climbed and descended using just the compass because of thick cloud. In fact the first time I climbed Galtymore in 1979 I reached the trig pillar (which wasn't broken then) in such poor visibility that I didn't know there was a steel cross just a few yards further to the right. Here is a pic taken some years ago. From the eastern slope of Galtymore looking towards the col and Galtybeg, the snow was over our knees in some places, but great fun. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/2128/
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Lynchieboy on Galtybeg, 2006
by Lynchieboy  14 Apr 2006
Came up off Galtymore. Lovely January day 06 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/2268/
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