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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
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Maximum height for area: 690 metres, Summits in area: 18, Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 For all tops
Highest summit: Knocknadobar, 690m
Sceilg MhichílHillGreat Skellig A name in English (Ir. Sceilg Mhichíl [logainm.ie], 'rock of St. Michael')KerryCounty, in Binnion List, Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone Bedrock
Height:217mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83XGrid Reference: V24600 60600This summit has been logged as climbed by 38 members. Recently by: chalky, mirnamirna, Dbosonnet, jcofarrell, gmpr40, scannerman, fingalscave, garrettd, Conor74, Sloane, harry66, cotopaxi, yambox, kipper, mikeoneill00 I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The highest point on the island is known as Cró na Snáthaide, 'eye of the needle', and was visited by pilgrims who kissed a cross-inscribed slab overhanging the abyss. This fell into the sea at some time during the 19th century. As access to the summit is now forbidden to protect the site, a visit to the monastery will count as an ascent of this peak.
Sceilg Mhichíl is the 1355th highest summit in Ireland. Sceilg Mhichíl is the most southerly summit and also the most westerly in the Iveragh NW area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1031/