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Caha Mountains Area   E: Glengarriff Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

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Gowlbeg Mountain Hill Cork County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 362m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V89033 52798
Place visited by 11 members. Recently by: JohnFinn, Taisce, chelman7, eamonoc, Fergalh, markwallace, jcincork, thomas_g, simoburn, chalky, dusted
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Longitude: -9.606366, Latitude: 51.717158 , Easting: 89033, Northing: 52798 Prominence: 135m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 489007 552864,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GwlbMn, 10 char: GwlbgMntn
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Gowlbeg Mountain is the 1032th highest place in Ireland.

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Nice views for a small mountain .. by group   (Show all for Gowlbeg Mountain )
 
Scowlbeg .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Gowlbeg Mountain )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gowlbeg Mountain  in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A view of Sugarloaf from the summit of Gowlbeg
 
Great Views on a good Day
by JohnFinn  20 Feb 2022
We parked at one of the laybys on the main R572 road, walked west along it for a short distance and then began our ascent from the south. Gowlbeg is only 362 metres but it took a bit more effort than we anticipated to reach the summit. It was well worth it though. There are superb views in all directions - the majestic Bantry Bay and Sugarloaf in particular. The latter, an iconic peak that, when one approaches from the east, looks exactly like what a child's drawing of a mountain would look like. From the summit we descended to the col just below Sugarloaf and then walked in a north-east direction through woodland and completed the circuit via another shortish stretch on the R572. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1091/comment/23416/
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The Gowler! not as bad as it looks .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Gowlbeg Mountain )
 
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