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Cruach Mhór Mountain (Ir. Cruach Mhór [OSI 1:25,000], 'big stack') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 932m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84077 84824
Place visited by 415 members. Recently by: bergman, hgboyle, JimMc, Younghappy, amgall, Lauranna, Cmore_2, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, hawkeye.john62, Ulsterpooka, Owenloughrey, ilenia, Reeks2011, toblereoghan
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Longitude: -9.688785, Latitude: 52.003856 , Easting: 84077, Northing: 84824 Prominence: 34m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484052 584883,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrchMh, 10 char: CrchMhór
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The summit has a grotto built by a local farmer who dragged the cement, sand and water up from his home in Ballyledder on his back. There is also a lower peak to the east known as An Chruach Bheag (TH). Both have the sharply pointed shape associated with peaks called cruach, and this also accounts for the Irish name of the range: na Cruacha Dubha (Mhic Giolla Mo Chuda).   Cruach Mhór is the 11th highest place in Ireland.

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The Grotto at the end of the world .. by group   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Cruach Mhór coming up the ridge from Cruach Bheag .. by jackill   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Majesty On Film .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Cruach Mhor is beautiful peak that is a worthy da .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Mhór in area MacGillycuddy
 
John Finn on Cruach Mhór, 2004
by John Finn  22 Aug 2004
The grotto on Cruach Mhor. This was built by a local farmer who dragged the cement, sand
and water up from his home in the valley on his back! An act of devotion or madness? Madness actually as I was told the poor man ended up in St Brendan's lunatic asylum in Killarney. The statue
is usually shattered by winter weather but someone still replaces it with a new one every year. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/11/comment/1129/
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A Dom Divilly Film .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
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