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Caha Mountains Area   E: Glengarriff Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Sugarloaf Mountain West Top Mountain Gabhal Mhór (mullach thiar) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Sugarloaf Mountain. Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 565m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V86262 53137
Place visited by 48 members. Recently by: mountainmike, garrettd, annem, eiremountains, Grumbler, daitho9, jackos, Ulsterpooka, millsd1, chelman7, Fergalh, eamonoc, oreills8, GerSomers, markwallace
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Longitude: -9.646554, Latitude: 51.719649 , Easting: 86262, Northing: 53137 Prominence: 27m,  Isolation: 0.2km
ITM: 486237 553203,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Sgr565, 10 char: SgrlfMntnW
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Sugarloaf Mountain West Top is the 380th highest place in Ireland.

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Some confusion going on here?
by IainT  6 Feb 2019
I have a sneaking suspicion that there's a bit of confusion going on around these rocky wee bumps west of Sugarloaf. This one (West Top) gets a 100% rating, despite being an amorphous lump (admittedly one in a great area with a good view), while its higher neighbour a few hundred metres away (Far West Top) gets rather less, despite having an impressively jagged summit and overlooking this one (and obviously is in the same area with a very similar view). If you were just looking at the Arderins list you might assume that the higher one was the West Top and rate it accordingly? To confuse matters further, the top east of this one, at V865528 starA, has a fairly substantial drop too, maybe as much as 20m, a candidate for Arderin Beg status? All three tops are pretty separate from Sugarloaf (about 70m reascent to the first and lowest, which has a 530m contour despite the 520m spot height, so nearly 15% of the total height of the hill) so maybe a solution would be to give them their own name? The DoBIH gives Toberavanaha as an alternative, presumably from the lough, so how about calling them Toberavanaha, Toberavanaha SE Top and (if it qualifies) Toberavanaha Far SE Top. They are a cracking bunch of hills that feel separate and deserve their own identity, plus it seems less confusing (and the lough is a lot closer than Sugarloaf is). Linkback:
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Picture: View from near NW Top
Extra one or two traversed ?
by Fergalh  27 Oct 2020
I did the same Six Hill circuit as everyone else. However I agree with Iain T's comment that maybe there could be additions to the list as there was certainly extra ascents and descents around the Sugarloafs. This hill would only be done in conjuction with the others in essence Linkback:
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Short diversion off the Beara way
by liz50  22 Jun 2015
Approached the summit from the Beara way at V86229 53270 starB en route to Sugarloaf Linkback:
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