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The Bones Peak Mountain Na Cnámha A name in Irish
also The Bones an extra name in English
Na Cnámha Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 956.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80070 84680
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Longitude: -9.747047, Latitude: 52.001716 , Easting: 80071, Northing: 84680 Prominence: 37.12m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 480046 584739,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBnsP, 10 char: ThBnsPk
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

A rocky arete between Carrauntoohil and Beenkeeragh. Previously Carrauntoohil Tooth in MV and then The Bones. Changed to have main name Na Cnámha in consultation with Kerry Mountain Rescue (Gerry Christie) and OSi to avoid confusion with The Bone a spur NE of Cnoc na Toinne   Na Cnámha is the 8th highest place in Ireland.

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A fine, high, rocky perch. .. by group   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
 
Completing the 900's .. by wicklore   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
 
This is the highest point on the ridge between Ca .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
 
We camped in Killarney on Thusday night to get an .. by jackill   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
 
This name [Carrauntoohil Tooth] does not appear i .. by milo   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Na Cnámha in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Approaching The Bones Peak With Carrauntoohil Behind
 
One Of The Best Walks In The Country
by Aidy  27 Dec 2016
I was making my way around the Coomloughra Horseshoe, having approached from the Beenkeragh direction, and the high wind was making me feel I wouldn't be able to complete it. It was particularly bad up on the ridge, and I dropped below it on the western side where possible between Beenkeragh and the Bones. I found that this stretch wasn't too bad with care, and by by-passing the Bones and then doubling back from the far side I was able to reach the top, although in the wind I didn't risk standing up on the summit, being content to crouch within reaching distance and lay a hand on it! I pushed on a bit further, descending steeply on the east side of the ridge towards Carrauntoohil, but the wind really was threatening to fling me to my death now! I retreated and retraced my steps back along the ridge, past The Bones to another prominent rocky outcrop, and from there I was able to descend off the ridge on the western side towards Coomloughra and out towards the Hydro Track. It was a bit disappointing not to be able to complete the horseshoe, but it was still one of the best walks I've ever had. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/7/comment/18739/
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