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Bleantasour Mountain Hill Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar A name in Irish
Waterford County, in Carn List, Cobble conglomerate & course sandstone Bedrock

Height: 402m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S23640 08777 This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: jasonmc, PeakPaul, wicklore, muschi, sandman, Pepe, mountainmike, Cobhclimber, GSheehy, Fergalh, comsean, thomasgaffney, liz50, millsd1, eamonoc
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Longitude: -7.654755, Latitude: 52.230717 , Easting: 223640, Northing: 108777 Prominence: 37m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 623584 608831,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlntMn, 10 char: BlntsrMntn
Bedrock type: Cobble conglomerate & course sandstone, (Kilnafrehan Conglomerate Formation)

Bleantasour Mountain is the 934th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleantasour Mountain in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the West
 
A boggy but short ascent route
Short Summary created by jackill,  30 Jul 2012
Go to the forest entrance at S22348 09385 A, there is room here for two cars.
Walk down the forest track, crossing a small stream and take the first turn left.
Leave the track to the right after 200 meters and head across a felled area of trees and onto open mountain.
Walk uphill to the summit of Milk Hill. From Milk Hill descend to the south before a short climb to Bleantasours summit.
Three curious rusting milk churns stand guard nearby. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/5580/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleantasour Mountain in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view from the summit over to Milk Hill, with Knockanaffrin in the distance.
csd on Bleantasour Mountain, 2010
by csd  5 Apr 2010
I approached Bleantasour from Milk Hill, which is an easy 20 minute trot. As with Milk Hill, the summit has been burned recently, and (churns aside) is rather unremarkable save the nice views. I also spotted a fox out on a mission at 2.30 pm in the day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/4583/
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Super valley, easy two-hour walk
by Pepe  11 Apr 2015
Bagged this as well as Milk Hill Easter 2015. Took Declan McGrath's advice in his "Guide to the Comeraghs" book and parked in Coumnagappul at a point on the other side of the mountain from "A". The road in is protected by modern gates with clear and concise instructions on each of them. Happily, they were all open so no opening/closing required. Saw no churns on either Milk Hill or Bleantasor but did get to the wooden cross. The remains of a solitary churn, the rusted top half, were near the fascinating stone cairns on Bleantasor. For such a small top it is littered with ancient remains. Worth a visit for the valley of Coumnagappul alone. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/17921/
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