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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: -9.705261, Latitude: 51.763789 , Easting: 82320, Northing: 58141 Prominence: 35m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 482295 558206,   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 533rd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cummeenbaun in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From Knockowen looking across to Cummeenbaun
 
Remote and magnificent glen
Short Summary created by jackill,  1 Nov 2010
Park at V80498 57651 A, small layby room for 2 cars. Go through the gate and walk downhill past a house and up into Glenrastel. As you enter the valley, keeping to the right of the river, note the distinct zig-zag track descending Pookeen to your north. This is your way down from Cummeenbaun. Walking up the valley cross the river at a low rock shelf(Mccools step) and leave the river bank ascending due north. As you gain a rocky, slabbed ridge turn west for Cummeenbauns summit. Descend via the zig-zag path. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/431/comment/5190/
 
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)
 
As Part of a Long Route .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Cummeenbaun)
 
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