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Derrylahard East Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Flaser-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone Bedrock

Height: 301m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85,88 Grid Reference: V98300 41100 This summit has been logged as climbed by 10 members. Recently by: Wildrover, tommccarthy, chalky, dusted, thomas_g, sandman, sub3000, joemountain, Peter Walker, ehurley
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.468923, Latitude: 51.613814 , Easting: 98300, Northing: 41100 Prominence: 176m,   Isolation: 4.6km
ITM: 498272 541169,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrylEs, 10 char: DrylhrEast
Bedrock type: Flaser-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Old Head Sandstone Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps. It lies on the boundary of the townlands of Glanlough and Derrylahard. Any information on the correct name of this hill would be welcome.   Derrylahard East is the 1152th highest summit in Ireland.

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Reward precisely proportional to effort...
Short Summary created by Peter Walker,  14 Jun 2012
Derrylahard East is a reasonably charisma-free lump in the hinterland to the east of Dunmanus Bay. Largely shagged with trees it affords a very easy climb with little but its easiness to commend it.

Start from 988419 A and follow the Sheep's Head Way as it gently winds uphill. After c. 800m the path comes alongside the forest adorning the hill's south side and continues for another few hundred metres over a few ups and downs before passing just north of the summit knoll, crowned by a few untidy rocks. There are very average views to the north, and no views to the south owing to the encroaching trees.

A short traverse can be made, as the continuation of the Sheep's Head Way descends to the same road from which you commenced: turn right to regain the start. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/955/comment/5714/
 
Not very hard .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Derrylahard East)
 
Challenge? Not really, views beautiful though .. by dusted   (Show all for Derrylahard East)
 
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