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West Cork Mountains Area   NE Cen: Carrigarierk Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Carrigarierk Hill Cork County in Munster Province, in no lists, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 343m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W21094 61742
Place visited by 8 members. Recently by: chelman7, eamonoc, Wildrover, Fergalh, Juanita, CaminoPat, jackill, thomas_g
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Longitude: -9.14461, Latitude: 51.802951 , Easting: 121094, Northing: 61742 Prominence: 95m,  Isolation: 6.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 521061 561806,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgrrk, 10 char: Crgrrk
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Carrigarierk is the 1068th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1099/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigarierk  in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: When even a welly isn't enough
 
Even the dog had more sense.
by chelman7  30 Aug 2021
In the six years since thomas_g visit the vegetation has not got any shorter. If I have any criticism of his account it is that he doesn't use the word "horrible" enough. Got to the top on the second attempt. The dog having more intelligence than I had refused the first time out, so I left him at home on this occasion. On the plus side new turbines mean there is a forestry track to within a couple of hundred metres of the summit. But then the fun begins. As the first visit indicated hiking boots were unsuitable for the depth of water, I choose to wear wellingtons. As you can see from the picture this was not entirely successful. On reaching the top, I walked, stooped and crawled on all fours under sitka spruce for forty minutes looking for a trig pillar which I didn't find. Whoever thought up this local 100 challenge has a lot to answer for. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1099/comment/23251/
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That sinking feeling
by thomas_g  18 Sep 2015
If I told you the most enjoyable part was when the water came in over the top of my gaiters, that will give you some idea of what to expect.
Park at W201 621 A near the highest point of the road (just space for one car), follow the fence up though knee - waist high grass until you reach a fence junction and a track of sorts. Follow the track to it's end, climb the fence and head straight up where you'll find a gap in the brambles where you can cross to a forest track.
Follow this track up and past it's highest to just before an obvious corner where you are about 160m from the summit, you need to cross a dike (which I discovered is knee deep in nice smelly stagnant water) and some young trees to a slight clearing of very rough ground before entering the young trees again.
Now it's a battle through horrible horrible (did I mention it was horrible) trees and brambles to reach the top thoroughly scratched and beaten. No views worth talking about. Return by the same route. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1099/comment/18316/
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Picture: What to expect on the hill...
Brambles all the way....
by Fergalh  16 Oct 2020
I followed Thomas_G's route and instructions and would further advise a machete would be advisable...Not an easy one by any stretch of the imagination. For anyone who dismisses the binnions as being easy try this one ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1099/comment/20938/
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