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Barraboy Mountain Hill Cnoc Bharr Buí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bharr Buí [OSI], 'hill of Barr Buí or yellow top') Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V93816 60843 This summit has been logged as climbed by 16 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, markmjcampion, GSheehy, noelvontrap, slebog, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, garrettd, Conor74, DenisMc, three5four0, ahendroff, reidyden, deandarvill, john_desmond
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Longitude: -9.539642, Latitude: 51.790361 , Easting: 93816, Northing: 60843 Prominence: 95m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 493789 560907,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrbyMn, 10 char: BrbyMntn
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Barraboy Mountain is the 689th highest summit in Ireland. Barraboy Mountain is the second most westerly summit in the Shehy/Knockboy area.

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Nicely perched above Glengarriff
Short Summary created by thomas_g,  3 May 2013
Barraboy is best reached from the col between Esk and Barraboy which can be reached from the Beara way. It's also possible to access from the east but it's a long damp walk from Priests leap.
Views are very good south to the sea and North towards Barraduff. Knockboy is clearly visible to the East. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/579/comment/5338/
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barraboy Mountain in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: A large cairn and a large view
Fine views over the bay
by thomas_g  3 May 2013
Parked at V93218 61229 A (barely room for one car) beside Beara Way stile. Over the stile and up the track, I left the track and went straight for the peak, but it's probably best to follow the track to the col and walk along the ridge enjoying the views down to the bay. The peak is marked by a large cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/579/comment/14982/
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