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Slieve Bloom Area   W: Kinnitty Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Cumber Hill Hill Offaly County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Thick flaggy sandstone, thin siltstone Bedrock

Height: 316m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N18885 02159
Place visited by 16 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, Bernieor, madfrankie, ceadeile, melohara, High-King, peterturner, chalky, aidand, eamonoc, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.719018, Latitude: 53.070019 , Easting: 218885, Northing: 202159 Prominence: 118m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 618830 702192,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmbrHl, 10 char: Cumber Hil
Bedrock type: Thick flaggy sandstone, thin siltstone, (Clonaslee Member)

Cumber Hill is the 1119th highest place in Ireland. Cumber Hill is the most westerly summit in the Slieve Bloom area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cumber Hill  in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: The summit area looking east
 
Easy ramble
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, aidand  6 Jan 2022
Take the road south out of Kinnitty in the direction of Roscrea. Take the first turn left. Drive along this road for two miles until you see an entrance to the forest on the right. There is room to park a few cars here. Follow the forest road, keeping right at the Y junction. Ignore the next two right hand turns. Take the third turn right. This will bring you close to the summit, which is a grassy mound just off the forest road. Car to car takes less than an hour.
As of Jan 2022, the forest track ends and becomes a muddy trail for about 200m and to access the high point requires a trudge up through a recently-felled forest, over very uneven ground. The actual high point is difficult to pinpoint, which could be any of several rough bumps in the boggy terrain. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1124/comment/15368/
 
Flat Top .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Cumber Hill )
 
Hillfort earthworks1 .. by ceadeile   (Show all for Cumber Hill )
 
Hillfort earthworks 2 .. by ceadeile   (Show all for Cumber Hill )
 
Stone age hill fort remains on summit .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Cumber Hill )
 
Nice views thanks to tree-felling .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Cumber Hill )
 
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