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Slieve Miskish Area
Maximum height for area: 490 metres,   Summits in area: 8,   Maximum prominence for area: 395 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 84 For all tops   Highest summit: Knockoura, 490m
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Miskish Mountain Hill Mioscais A name in Irish
(Ir. Mioscais [T6000], 'spite or malice') 4 Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 386m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V64300 47900 This summit has been logged as climbed by 6 members. Recently by: IainT, Cobhclimber, chalky, pdtempan, three5four0, dondunlea
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Longitude: -9.96213, Latitude: 51.667728 , Easting: 64300, Northing: 47900 Prominence: 181m,   Isolation: 2.7km
ITM: 464279 547967,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MsksMn, 10 char: MskshMntn
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Miskish Mountain is the second highest hill in the Slieve Miskish area and the 981st highest in Ireland. Miskish Mountain is the most northerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Slieve Miskish area.

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To the Top via the Beara Way
by three5four0  10 Aug 2010
There is enough room to park a car, just off the minor road, and not block the track at V65907 46089 A. From here follow the Beara Way up hill along a good track, past the loop walk junction at V65190 46729 B (the old beara way) till another junction at V65053 47055 C. Now follow this bog track and then the Beara Way Markers up open hillside. Once the Beara Ways high point on the ridge is reached, leave the Way markers behind and climb up the South ridge leading to the summit of Miskish Mountain.

I would like to have commented on the stunning views from the summit, but it was mist down and raining heavily when we reached the top. Also worth a visit is the stone circle, below Miskish Mountain, just off the minor road outside Castletownbere, at V66570 46243 D. No Spinal Tap this one! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/857/comment/5999/
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