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Struicín Hill Strickeen A name in English
Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 440m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V86625 88222 This summit has been logged as climbed by 94 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, jgdarcy, carnaun2016, Ulsterpooka, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, mountainmike, Mushhaze, maike, conormcbandon, bryanmccabe, frankmc04, mcgradya, jcincork, elin
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Longitude: -9.652823, Latitude: 52.034907 , Easting: 86625, Northing: 88222 Prominence: 45m,   Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 486599 588280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Strckn, 10 char: Strickeen
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Struicín is the 766th highest summit in Ireland. Struicín is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/656/
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Viewing platform with track up. .. by group   (Show all for Struicín)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Struicín in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Looking SW across the Hag's Glen to Carrauntohill and Beenkeragh from Struicin Hill
 
Harry Goodman on Struicín, 2009
by Harry Goodman  28 Sep 2009
I agree with dbloke that a climb up Struicin Hill from the Gap of Dunloe is well worthwhile. This would be particularly so for someone, short of time, but with a desire to get at least a flavour of Kerry's finest. The view down across the Hag's Glen to the two highest peaks in Ireland, Carrauntohill and Beenkeeragh, is very rewarding (see photo), as are the other views already mentioned in dblokes comment's. Clearly if time and energy allows the route up this hill opens up the way to the full Eastern Reeks Ridge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/656/comment/4154/
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Poor Struicín (aka Strickeen: Either a "crested r .. by dbloke   (Show all for Struicín)
 
Strickeen .. by bjsmyth   (Show all for Struicín)
 
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