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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 440 members. Recently by: wjnunan, GillSte, Aidy, IainT, jacek22m, toblereoghan, Philhanson, rleahy, TommyV, Kaiser, feargalf, GoldCircle, johnballinger, ShayGlynn, ericjones
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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 summit in Ireland.

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The Hag's Tooth? This is a spectacular Gendarme, .. by seano   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
Ireland's answer to the Inaccessible Pinnacle? Th .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
The Bones, this is definitely on my list of most .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Na Cnámha in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Hags Glen with Lough Leane visible top left
eflanaga on Na Cnámha, 2006
by eflanaga  18 Jul 2006
Carrauntoohill Tooth (The Bones). Having abandoned the notion of getting decent pictures from the summit of Carrauntoohill IV80358 84424 A I descended the steep and rocky slope to the base of the ‘Tooth’. Care and some use of hand is needed on the descent, and even more so as you engage in a spot of scrambling up and across the rocky ridged ascent the short distance to the top of the Tooth. Despite the fact that the weather had cleared there was still a reasonably forceful wind blowing across the ridge, so a bit of extra care was required especially while stationary on the summit taking pictures. Views from here down into the Hags Glen and beyond to Lough Leane & Killarney to my right and left into the coum and the three lochs of Eagher, Com Lathair & Iochtair as well as the sheer walls of the coum around the Caher tops and the peaks of Beenkeeragh, Stuaic Bharr na H-Abhann, Skregmore and Cnoc Iochtair and west as far as the eye could see were spectacular in the afternoon sunshine. From the top of the tooth a decision has to be made, whether to strike out along the short but nerve-testing arête to the start of the climb to Beenkeeragh or to drop a few metres and take the track running along the coum side of the ridge – the next stage in this Coumloughra Horseshoe walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/7/comment/2432/
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Having managed to stand up AND look through a vie .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
Or the Tooth? .. by Conor74   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
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