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Cummeenbaun Mountain An Coimín Bán A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Coimín Bán [PDT], 'the white little hollow') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 510m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V82320 58141
Place visited by 27 members. Recently by: ilenia, PeakPaul, tommccarthy, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, Wilderness, Onzy, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, simoburn, chalky, dmc, Aongus, Colin Murphy
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Longitude: -9.705246, Latitude: 51.76378 , Easting: 82320, Northing: 58141 Prominence: 35m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 482296 558205,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmnbn, 10 char: Cumenbaun
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This peak is less conspicuous than its higher neighbour, Droppa, which has very steep cliffs on its N side, though it is Cummeenbaun which has slightly more prominence.   Cummeenbaun is the 528th highest place in Ireland.

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Remote and magnificent glen .. by group   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
If you have ascended the indistinct lump called C .. by simon3   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cummeenbaun in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The impressive Droppa seen from Cummeenbaun summit
 
Steeped in beauty
by Colin Murphy  20 Nov 2012
Parked on a bit of muddy grass next to the road at V826 597 B, as suggested by Simon3 above. There is a gated bridge over the Glantrasna River, and a road leading up to a farmhouse on the right. Looked about for a farmer to ask permission, but none to be seen, so went through gate and turned left along a short track for about 30 metres, then crossed a fence into a grassy field and began to ascend the steeply rising slope in a SW direction. After about 100m the going became a bit tougher - long reedy grass and quite muddy underfoot. Proceeded in this direction for about 1km, then began to curve round to the western side of the summit, where the terrain became a lot more rocky and quite steep for about 200 m (Point 818 583 C). The slope eases considerably during the last few hundred metres and the summit itself is a distinctive grassy bump, which is otherwise unmarked. There is a great view of Droppa, which because of its lack of prominence, is not recorded on any of the mountain lists, yet presents a beautiful and impressive wall of rock plunging hundreds of metres from a pointed summit. Two hours completed the journey up and down. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/431/comment/14880/
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There's space for a few cars at V82621 59671  .. by simon3   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
Ridge Ascent .. by Onzy   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
As Part of a Long Route .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
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