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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 644 members. Recently by: Dee68, William-J, wjnunan, IainT, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, Kennyj, tomodub, DeirdreRafter, dillonkdy, Rory87, johnballinger, maryt, lw24, rayw
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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 summit in Ireland. Galtybeg is the third highest point in county Tipperary.

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kenefickwg on Galtybeg, 2003
by kenefickwg  6 Nov 2003
I struck for Galtybeg from the Youth Hostel R922-209 A forest path makes the first 2k very easy. I then had to cross a fence and cross the stream twice and I walked for about another kilometre close to the river which has some mini falls and cascades. It was time though to try to make height which was difficult as a strong northerly was blowing and may have gusted to gale force on occasions. At one stage I had to lose distance to make height. I intended going up the gentler slope on Galtybeg from the east shoulder but the wind forced me on to the steeper southern side. Spent a few minutes on the ridge and took some pictures of Borheen Lough 897-245. 10 feet down on the sheltered side and it was off with the hats and gloves and jackets to have the tea and bread and jam sandwiches in the sunshine. I made more use of the Black Road on the way back and hit the stream early in order to enjoy al it's funny little twists and turns and ups and downs and its myriad of wonderful sounds. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/737/
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Hi John, its called A "Crow's Foot" and all the i .. by Jimmy barry   (Show all for Galtybeg)
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I approached Galtybeg from the summit of Cush, an .. by murphysw   (Show all for Galtybeg)
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