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Barnahowna Mountain Mám Cam A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Mám Cam [PDT], 'crooked pass') Mayo County, in Arderin List, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 516m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: M00200 67500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 29 members. Recently by: melohara, bryanmccabe, PeteBog, PeakPaul, Onzy, Wilderness, simoburn, chalky, Colin Murphy, carbar, acastanikic, conormcbandon, barrymayo, madfrankie, taobear
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Longitude: -9.509946, Latitude: 53.647911 , Easting: 100200, Northing: 267500 Prominence: 71m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 500171 767518,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnhwn, 10 char: Barnahowna
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps but is named Maume Camb on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). A spur descending to the NNE is called Knockmuredamore. Barnahowna is a townland name. Also called Naweelion.   Barnahowna is the 515th highest summit in Ireland.

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a pleasant plateau .. by group   (Show all for Barnahowna)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barnahowna in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: The Owenbrin river near Dirkbeg
 
simon3 on Barnahowna, 2005
by simon3  2 May 2005
Just south of Barnahowna this impressive glacial valley stretches towards Lough Mask. By coming into this valley from the vicinity of Killateeaun (in mist at top of pic) it should be possible to reach the col between Maumtrasna and Barnahowna affording access to either. The col is at L996 670 C and is near where this picture was taken . I haven’t tried it but one way would be to go to the west end of the forest shown below and walk NE along a narrow path that exists along a decayed fence above the trees to the col. Or perhaps start from the east end of the forest though it looks very steep. Or go through the forest (a single ride is shown on a satellite picture from about 2000 going directly through the forest immediately south of Barnahowna – but that can hardly be guaranteed.) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/421/comment/1675/
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One way to reach Barnahowna is as part of a grand .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
 
Right beside the summit is what I take to be Loug .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
 
Two of the huge coums that dominate the sides of .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
 
simon the run through the woods does exist and gi .. by lakedistrictHW   (Show all for Barnahowna)
 
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