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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area , NW: Sheeps Head Subarea
Feature count in area: 19, all in Cork, OSI/LPS Maps: 84, 85, 88, 89
Highest Place: Mount Gabriel 407m

Starting Places (14) in area Mizen/Sheeps Head:
Ahakista Pier, Brow Head Watch Tower, Cahergal, Carr Clós Dún Óir, Coosacuslaun Bay, Derrylahard East, Durrus Village, Kilcrohane, Letter Cillin CP, Mount Corrin Road, Mount Gabriel Road, Sheeps Head Turning Point, Sherkin Island Pier, Sui Finn Car Park

Summits & other features in area Mizen/Sheeps Head:
NE: Mizen NE: Derrylahard East 301m, Knockaughna 268m, Mount Corrin 284m, Mount Gabriel 407m, Mount Kid 296.1m
NW: Sheeps Head: Ballyroon Mountain 239m, Caher Mountain 338m, Fahane 233m, Gouladane 303m, Seefin 345m
S: Cape Clear: Cnoicín an tSeabhaic (Clear Island) 160m
S: Knockomagh: Knockomagh 197m
S: Sherkin: Slievemore (Sherkin Island) 101m
SW: Mizen SW: Brow Head 108m, Knockaphuca 237m, Knockatassonig 207m, Knocknamaddree 313m, Lackenakea 164m, Mizen Peak 232m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Ballyroon Mountain, 239m Hill
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, Cork County in Munster province, in Binnion Lists, Ballyroon Mountain is the 1309th highest place in Ireland. Ballyroon Mountain is the most westerly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area.
Grid Reference V73844 34165, OS 1:50k mapsheet 88
Place visited by: 42 members, recently by: maoris, muddypaws, annem, daitho9, jackos, osullivanm, simon3, conorb, learykid, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, chelman7, jlk, Fergalh, Lauranna
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Longitude: -9.81932, Latitude: 51.546569, Easting: 73844, Northing: 34165, Prominence: 134m,  Isolation: 6.7km
ITM: 473821 534235
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Toe Head Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: BlyrMn, 10 char: BlyrnMntn

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1232/
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Member Comments for Ballyroon Mountain

Easy stroll, amazing views
by Conor74 27 Nov 2014
Did it as part of a trail run around the Sheeps Head Way. The fact that it could be done in shorts and trail runners in November should tell you that it's not in the least bit difficult. There is a well marked trail leading up from the cafe near the end of the Sheeps Head A (V733 340) - the cafe has a large car park. One first goes past a WWII lookout and on to the Signal Tower, which lasted from the Napoleonic Wars until 1989 when it was struck by lightning and collapsed. As one would expect from any summit at the end of a peninsula in the SW, the views are just stunning and well worth the minimal effort. From there, one can return to the cafe or head on to Kilcrohane on the Sheeps Head Way. If you have time to spare, do not miss the walk from the cafe out to the little lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1232/comment/17750/
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Picture: Trig pillar with Sheep's Head Way arrow !
Near the end of the Sheep's Head Way, worth the walk....
by Fergalh 27 Oct 2020
Small hill and a short walk from the cafe car park for a great view.... Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1232/comment/20918/
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