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Maolán Buí Mountain (Ir. Maolán Buí [OSI 1:25,000], 'yellow/golden round knoll') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 973m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V83210 83816 This summit has been logged as climbed by 397 members. Recently by: timmyc, Hadleigh, fingal, Helenha, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, amgall, IainT, jacek22m, toblereoghan, Philhanson, rleahy, johnballinger, ShayGlynn
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.700987, Latitude: 51.994611 , Easting: 83210, Northing: 83816 Prominence: 38m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 483190 583874,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MlánBí, 10 char: Maolán Buí
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Sometimes called Bearna Rua. The ridge known as the Bone descends NW from this peak. This is a good escape route off the eastern Reeks.   Maolán Buí is the 6th highest summit in Ireland.

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COMMENTS for Maolán Buí 1 of 1
Eastern Sentry .. by group   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
The summit of Maolan Bui as viewed from The Bone .. by jackill   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maolán Buí in area MacGillycuddy
 
jackill on Maolán Buí, 2004
by jackill  29 Aug 2004
The way down The Bone is marked by a line of stones with rusted iron fence posts at regular intervals. the photo shows part of this line on the lower slopes of The Bone but it reaches most of the way to the top of the mountain. It could be a useful aid in bad conditions. Please note the track down is slightly to the west of the line of stones but if you can stay within 5-6 meters of it you won't go far wrong. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/6/comment/1151/
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Climbed her on 2-Jan-2009 with a group of 10. Sta .. by incawest   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
incawest has beaten me to it, but we somehow ende .. by dbloke   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
Easily Reached From Knocknapeasta .. by Aidy   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
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