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Cnoc an Bhráca Mountain (Ir. Cnoc an Bhráca [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of the rough ground') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 731m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V85849 85445 This place has been logged as visited by 236 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, gongers, odonovansf, Dean, bandre, Hadleigh, IainT, jacek22m, melohara, Bunsen7, sandilandsn, ShayGlynn, Ulsterpooka, Martinpeak, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -9.663312, Latitude: 52.009683 , Easting: 85849, Northing: 85445 Prominence: 96m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 485816 585491,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CncanB, 10 char: CncanBhrác
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

On reaching Cnoc an Bhráca when traversing the eastern Reeks, Cruach Mhór , the Big Gun and the ridge between come into full view.   Cnoc an Bhráca is the 87th highest summit in Ireland.

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Normally, 731 meters would be considered quite st .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Cnoc an Bhráca)
 
Looking back from the ridge before Cruach Mhor to .. by jackill   (Show all for Cnoc an Bhráca)
 
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Picture: Cairn on top of Cnoc an Bhráca (Cruach Mhor and the Reeks in background)
 
HimiWack on Cnoc an Bhráca, 2009
by HimiWack  12 Jul 2009
Climbed Cnoc an Bhraca on 3.Jun 2009. It was a very hot and dry day on the end of a dry waether stage. Started at Kate Kearney´s Cottage at 10:00. It is an easy and fast ascent from Gap of Dunloe via Turf Path to the elevated bog plain around Strickeen Hill. Here the path ends and i passed Strickeen Hill on left, crossing the bog field and heading for the path on the foot of Cnoc an Bhraca. The bog field was easy to walk because of the dryness, i think in a wet time it will be much catchier. I arrived on summit after 2,5 hrs walk. Here are great views to the Reeks, the Black Valley and Purple Mountain. Descending via Cnoc na dTarbh and Drishana, and from here following a fence i reached the Black Valley road approximately 800m southwest of Madman´s Seat. Back through the Gap of Dunloe. The whole walk takes around 6 hrs. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/87/comment/3914/
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We approached from Kate Kearney's. climbing a tr .. by mart   (Show all for Cnoc an Bhráca)
 
Having done the 4 tops of the Purples Range earli .. by paulocon   (Show all for Cnoc an Bhráca)
 
May 8th 06 - Up the zig zags, but the bog was mor .. by wellaway   (Show all for Cnoc an Bhráca)
 
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