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Caherbarnagh Mountain An Chathair Bhearnach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Chathair Bhearnach [OSI], 'the gapped fort') Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 681m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W19164 87170
Place visited by 134 members. Recently by: Geo, jacqociarrai, chelman7, osullivanm, Grumbler, markwallace, jlk, Wilderness, TommyV, David-Guenot, Lauranna, Aongus, Hadleigh, Ulsterpooka, Juanita
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Longitude: -9.17855, Latitude: 52.031151 , Easting: 119164, Northing: 87170 Prominence: 361m,  Isolation: 0.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 519131 587228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Chrbrn, 10 char: Chrbrngh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 211-12) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Caherbarnagh on Latiaran Sunday in late July.   Caherbarnagh is the third highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 141st highest in Ireland.

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Fine views and few walkers
Short Summary created by aidand  22 Aug 2013
Access issues require a diversion along a stretch of the Duhallow Way. There is parking for a couple of cars outside a well maintained bungalow, with two noticeable garden lamps, at 193 892 A. There was no Duhallow Way sign on the road here when I visited. Walk up through the field immediately to the right of the house and you will soon pick up the 'yellow man'. The D Way brings you along the base of the mountain heading West for about a mile and then swings South into a short valley. Leave the D Way where it crosses the fence by a stile and continue up this valley to the col ahead at about 173 865 B. Turn left at the col and ascend Caherbarnagh NW top heading in a North-Easterly direction. From the NW top it is only a 15 minute walk to the main summit, but be careful to avoid the cliffs on your left.
Descend initially in a South-West direction, then head West back to the col and down onto the D Way.
Allow about 5 hours for the return trip. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/135/comment/4895/
 
Access 8/12/13 .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
 
Access via 'new' Duhallow Way .. by shaunkelly   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
 
A group from the Sliabh Luachra Hillwalking Club, .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
 
Access Problems? .. by redape99   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
 
Statement from MI re access. .. by simon3   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
 
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