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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Na Cnámha in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: On route to The Bones (centre), from Carrauntoohil.
A fine, high, rocky perch.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  16 Dec 2011
To top out on The Bones, the highest point along the rocky arete between Carrauntoohil and Beenkeragh, one must cross part or all of the ridge. To gain access to this ridge refer to the mv short summary for Carrauntoohil. The start of the clearly defined path leading to the ridge lies about 100m SW down the shoulder from Carrauntoohil summit at V803 844 A. Drop down steeply NNW along it's line passing, on the way, the tops of Curved Gully, Central Gully and O' Shea's Gully, three established scrambling routes up from the Hag's Glen to Carrauntoohil. The climb up to The Bones (the high point of the Beenkeragh Ridge) is over rocky exposed ground and great care is needed in windy and/or wet conditions. The effort in getting there is rewarded by very fine views around the full Coomloughra Horseshoe walk, a circuit frequently used to climb Ireland's three highest mountains Caher, Carrauntoohil and Beenkeeragh, with The Bones, the fourth 3000 ft top, thrown in for good measure. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/7/comment/4767/
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)
Here's a view of the Tooth from the south, ie. on .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Na Cnámha)
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