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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 25 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, Wilderness, Onzy, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, simoburn, chalky, dmc, Aongus, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, ahendroff
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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 532nd highest summit 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)
Steeped in beauty .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
There's space for a few cars at V82621 59671  .. by simon3   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
Ridge Ascent .. by Onzy   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cummeenbaun in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Just a plan: might never happen!
As Part of a Long Route
by CaptainVertigo  13 Jun 2016
I have given some thought as to how to get to this much lauded spot (Cummeenbaun) while taking in the maximum number of Arderins and VLs along the way. Track 3036 is a 20k Onzy track which develops simon3's earlier Track 1963. Onzy's Track could be extended without too much extra work to Killane Mountain, as an out and back.
I have thrown together a plan that might work too, but before I do anything else I'm going to add the AAs and VLs and see what gives the biggest bang for buck.
Track 3036 as walked by Onzy: takes in 3 Arderins of which one is a VL; Knockreagh , Coomnadiha and Cummeenbaun, plus 3 'Arderin Beg' summits, Droppa, Caha FSET and Caha SET (which , by the way, don't count in my book)
Track 3036 extended to Killane: as above, adds another AA and an AB (total 4 Arderins of which one is a VL)
My suggested route: 4 Arderins of which one is a VL.. Can't see that my idea advances things very much!

UPDATE: 13th June 2016. I had to pop down to Kerry at the weekend to collect my bike so I legged it up Knocknagorraveela as an out and back. This now frees me to to tackle Onzy's above Track BUT with the Killane Mountain add on. It will be a long but I suspect rewarding route if I manage to pull it off. I have done a quick tot of the ascent and it doesn't seem overly arduous from that point of view. We shall see. Chickens should never be counted until they are at the proof of the pudding stage. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/431/comment/18571/
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