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Cruach Mhárthain Hill Croaghmarhin A name in English
(Ir. Cruach Mhárthain [OSI], 'stack of Márthain') Kerry County, in Carn List, Fossiliferous green to grey siltstone Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q33656 02481 This summit has been logged as climbed by 58 members. Recently by: Wildcat, Cobhclimber, tommccarthy, Philewis, markmjcampion, Wilderness, David-Guenot, Pepe, ahendroff, waster, chalky, eamonoc, Fergalh, simoburn, omurchu
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Longitude: -10.431004, Latitude: 52.149587 , Easting: 33656, Northing: 102481 Prominence: 218m,   Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 433642 602536,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghmr, 10 char: Crghmrhn
Bedrock type: Fossiliferous green to grey siltstone, (Croaghmarhin Formation)

This peak has the classic hay-stack shape which is typical of mountains whose names begin with cruach. Márthain / Marhin is the name of a townland and a parish.   Cruach Mhárthain is the second highest hill in the Dingle West area and the 923rd highest in Ireland.

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Cruach Mharthain sits in the shadow of giants - w .. by gerrym   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
Cruach Mháthain/Mount Eagle Circuit Part I .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
Triangular shape dominating the local sklyline. .. by simon3   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
Continuing our inadvertant stalking of three5four .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
three5four0 on Cruach Mhárthain, 2009
by three5four0  22 Sep 2009
After another truly awful day of rain and visits to pottery shops, a brief clear spell presented itself in early evening, giving enough time for a quick ascent of Cruach Mharthain. Parked by the Mast (lots of space) at 340015, and walked towards the fence (gap to squeeze through), and followed the fence up hill to the summit.

Superb views all around and only 25 mins to the summit, with the next band of rain & mist hurtling towards us we legged it back to the car and made for Curran's Pub in Dingle for some good Guinness. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/813/comment/4118/
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