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Curra Hill Hill Kerry County, in Binnion List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 275m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V65435 90359 This place has been logged as visited by 30 members. Recently by: Eirepur, markmjcampion, andreos97, cathalferris, hawkeye.john62, hivisibility, omurchu, toshea, frankmc04, IncaHoots, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, gallybander, trekker
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Longitude: -9.962262, Latitude: 52.049366 , Easting: 65435, Northing: 90359 Prominence: 170m,  Isolation: 2.7km
ITM: 465414 590417,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrH275, 10 char: Curra Hill
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Laghtshee is the name of a burial cairn near the eastern end of this hill. This name is misspelt Faghtshee on the Discovery map. A height near the western end is named Stookaniller. The true summit is unnamed on maps but is locally known as Curra Hill.   Curra Hill is the 1218th highest place in Ireland. Curra Hill is the second most northerly summit in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area.

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This known locally as Curra Hill is a pleasant hi .. by gearoidmurphy   (Show all for Curra Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Curra Hill in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Near the summit
 
Cloudy Climb
by andreos97  20 Jul 2017
Fantastic walk, personally feel it's best starting your approach from Glenbeigh village and heading up through the forest as it's quite well signposted. Once leaving the cover of the trees, we were very open to the elements but continued upwards roughly following the trail. We then continued over the top of the mountain and descended to (638 898 B). You can then turn right and walk down the cliff-side road to Rossbeigh Beach. Again, you are very open to the elements here and we were caught in a storm approaching from the Atlantic but it didn't take away from the enjoyment of the hike whatsoever. The views toward Seafin, the Reeks, Rossbeigh itself and the rest of Mid Kerry is breathtaking. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/980/comment/19610/
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I climbed this last summer.this is part of a long .. by rossbeighed   (Show all for Curra Hill)
 
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