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Cnoc Íochtair Mountain (Ir. Cnoc Iochtair [OSI 1:25,000], 'lower hill') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 746.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V78489 85975 This summit has been logged as climbed by 230 members. Recently by: Cathal-Kelly, Aidy, IainT, toblereoghan, TommyV, feargalf, GoldCircle, Ulsterpooka, CaminoPat, anekk11, JimBones, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, melohara, maike
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Longitude: -9.770519, Latitude: 52.013004 , Easting: 78489, Northing: 85975 Prominence: 43.86m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 478466 586034,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CncÍch, 10 char: CncÍchtr
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The first peak on the northern side of Coomloughra.   Cnoc Íochtair is the 79th highest summit in Ireland.

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A route to greater and better things ! .. by group   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
View from the dam at the mouth of lough Eighter, .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
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Picture: Cnoc Iochtair as seen from the beginning of the ascent to Caher W Top.
 
The Old Triangle.
by David-Guenot  25 Jan 2016
While starting ascending Caher W Top (in May 2015) on my way to complete the Coomloughra Horseshoe, I noticed that Cnoc Iochtair shows a delightful triangular face, but this impression disappears as you get higher. This summit has great views as it stands at the end of the ridge. The ascent is quite short if you are coming from Skregmore. As I wanted to avoid difficult terrain in the descent, I chose to zigzag down the grassy slopes (right of the photo), heading SSE first, then SSW to reach the track near the W end of Coomloughra Lough, instead of descending somewhere along the W or SW sides of the mountain. This was a good choice as I avoided some steeper and rockier ground, and I would highly recommend it -even though it adds a little bit of distance. It might be slippery when wet, but under dry conditions and after having completed the horseshoe, this was perfect for the legs !! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/78/comment/18429/
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This shows the profile of the first climb on the .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
Cnoc Iochtair is the first step on the 'staircase .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
Sheep tracks and Hull .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
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