Ballyroon Mountain 239m hill, Mizen/Sheeps Head Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area
Place count in area: 19, OSI/LPS Maps: 84, 85, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Mount Gabriel, 407m
Maximum height for area: 407 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 312 metres,

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Ballyroon Mountain Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone Bedrock

Height: 239m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 88 Grid Reference: V73844 34165
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: JohnAshton, Reeks2011, millsd1, Geo, eamonoc, CaminoPat, Wildrover, Eirepur, tommccarthy, shaunkelly, wicklore, jonto1983, trekker, Conor74, ahendroff
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Longitude: -9.81932, Latitude: 51.546569 , Easting: 73844, Northing: 34165 Prominence: 134m,  Isolation: 6.7km
ITM: 473821 534235,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlyrMn, 10 char: BlyrnMntn
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Toe Head Formation)

Ballyroon Mountain is the 1300th highest place in Ireland. Ballyroon Mountain is the most westerly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area.

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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 V733 340 A - 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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1232/comment/17750/
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