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Coomagearlahy Mountain Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 506m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W09497 77287 This summit has been logged as climbed by 19 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Colin Murphy, clunee, Onzy, simoburn, chalky, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, madfrankie, ahendroff, three5four0, pocarbuile, silentbob, wsheahan, ekeogh
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.316757, Latitude: 51.940854 , Easting: 109497, Northing: 77287 Prominence: 181m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 509466 577347,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmgrlh, 10 char: Cmgrlhy
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Coomagearlahy is the 550th highest summit in Ireland. Coomagearlahy is the second most westerly summit in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

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Paved road most of way to unremarkable top .. by group   (Show all for Coomagearlahy)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomagearlahy in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: The summit in the immediate foreground with a view of the Paps in the distance
john_desmond on Coomagearlahy, 2006
by john_desmond  20 Mar 2006
On Sunday (19/03/06), I tried the route suggested here by 'jackill'. When I got to the forest entrance, the gate was locked and someone parked there in a 4x4 told me that there was no access. I get the impression that they do not want anyone going up there as they are constructing a wind farm in this valley. As it turned out, this was a good thing as I found a much more interesting route. I went around to the East of the mountain via some narrow roads and parked at W124 775 (Space for 1 car). Directions.....Walk about 300m West and take the right turn. Stay on this road into the forest and you will come to a crossroads with a construction road at about W109 779. There are signs here saying that there is no access via the construction road which is fine as the objective really is to get out of the forest and onto the open hillside to the West. Proceed NW through the forest for about 300 metres (some of it is felled), over the fence (which is the Cork/Kerry border) and you are now on open hillside away from everything. Follow the edge of the forest in a SW direction and stay on the Northern side of the hill. By doing this, you stay away from the communications masts, electricity pylons and the wind farm and any potential aggro ;o). The best thing about this route is that you have really nice views from Mangerton & Crohane to the West, the Paps to the North and to NE to Mullaghanish as you walk the 2km or so to the summit. There is nothing to mark the summit, no cairn or stones. I took the summit to be the highest piece of ground in the ridge running E/W. This ties in with the OS map which shows the 506m summit in the centre of the 500m contour.
Return by the same route. Total walk time at an easy pace to summit and back = 2.5 hrs. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/444/comment/2236/
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The changeable nature of Irish weather was clearl .. by jackill   (Show all for Coomagearlahy)
Forestry & Wind Farm tracks ease the ascent. .. by three5four0   (Show all for Coomagearlahy)
This hill left me cold .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Coomagearlahy)
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