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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 386 members. Recently by: Philhanson, rleahy, johnballinger, ShayGlynn, ericjones, Martinpeak, jcincork, eugeneryan959, Mushhaze, anekk11, maike, conormcbandon, caiomhin, t.jay, tommccarthy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.701061, Latitude: 51.994619 , Easting: 83210, Northing: 83816 Prominence: 38m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 483185 583875,   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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/6/
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)
 
The way down The Bone is marked by a line of ston .. by jackill   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
Climbed her on 2-Jan-2009 with a group of 10. Sta .. by incawest   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maolán Buí in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: View down The Bone
 
dbloke on Maolán Buí, 2009
by dbloke  4 Jan 2009
incawest has beaten me to it, but we somehow ended up on the same false path down the Bone. We did the reverse route on 03 Jan 2009, up the zig-zags and down The Bone, but we were toasty warm thanks to the flask of coffee and multiple fleece layers. The summit of Maolán Buí was clear on our first arrival, but after a detour to bag Cnoc na Péiste the mist had descended on our return. According to my GPS we started off down the right path, but veered off at V831 839 A. This path just gets steeper and steeper. It must disappear over the cliffs below at some point. Once we realised our dilemma we made a trouser-staining traverse back to the ridge and picked up the proper path. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/6/comment/3504/
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Easily Reached From Knocknapeasta .. by Aidy   (Show all for Maolán Buí)
 
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