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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
Place visited by 245 members. Recently by: patmoran, PaulNolan, jgdarcy, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, ColinCallanan, ilenia, Golly, Lauranna, sammullangalvin, tagoona, Onzy, elin, AJB1971, Hadleigh
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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 place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Íochtair in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: View NE to Cnoc Iochtair from Loch Iochtair.
 
A route to greater and better things !
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  13 Dec 2011
Depending on the direction taken, Cnoc Iochtair is either the first or last nail in the Coomloughra Horseshoe. Park off road near V77150 87050 A the start of the concrete Hydro Road leading up to L. Iochtair V777 856 B. From the W end of the Loch go NE steeply up the hillside watching for a path to help the initial climb up through the thick heather before breaking out on to stoney/rocky ground. Cnoc Iochtair is the sharp pointed top immediately above and is first in line of three 700m+ tops leading up to Beenkeragh, Ireland's second highest mountain. From its summit there is a fine view SE across the Coomloughra Glen and if conditions are right NW to Brandon and the Slieve Mish mountains on the Dingle peninsula. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/78/comment/4838/
 
View from the dam at the mouth of lough Eighter, .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
The Old Triangle. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Cnoc Íochtair)
 
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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