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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area   NW: Sheeps Head Subarea
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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Fahane Hill Cork County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 233m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 & 88 Grid Reference: V90200 43400
Place visited by 20 members. Recently by: chelman7, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, jlk, Fergalh, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, ciarraioch, liz50, millsd1, Geo, eamonoc, Wildrover, ConorJoseph, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -9.586534, Latitude: 51.632956 , Easting: 90200, Northing: 43400 Prominence: 134m,  Isolation: 3.6km
ITM: 490174 543468,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fahane, 10 char: Fahane
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Fahane is the 1327th highest place in Ireland. Fahane is the most northerly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area.

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Picture: Trig with marker
 
Fantastic views
by Fergalh  27 Oct 2020
I followed MichaelG55's route which was much easier than some of the other tops here as there is more stone and less elephant grass. Soon the top will be in sight and the trig pillar, once again, has a Sheep's Head Way marker on it. The views are well worth the climb to find out. You will not be disappointed Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1245/comment/20920/
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An easy mountain to bag
by MichaelG55  16 Sep 2020
An easy climb from V891431 A where there is parking for two cars. Just a case of popping over the stile then following the Sheep's Head Way marker posts to the summit. Also look out for painted arrows on rock outcrops. Up and down in an hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1245/comment/20887/
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An easy mountain to bag
by MichaelG55  16 Sep 2020
An easy climb from V891431 A where there is parking for two cars. Just a case of popping over the stile then following the Sheep's Head Way marker posts to the summit. Also look out for painted arrows on rock outcrops. Up and down in an hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1245/comment/20887/
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