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Slieve Mish Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 71 
Highest place:
Baurtregaum, 851m
Maximum height for area: 851 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 643 metres,

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Baurtregaum Mountain Barr Trí gCom A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr Trí gCom [OSI], 'top of three hollows') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Quartz-pebble conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 851m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q74986 07665
Place visited by 225 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, Maire-Ni, conormcg, Hjonna, jackos, DNicholson, Grumbler, John.geary, learykid, motywa, mart, TommyV, Deise-Man, murphyman, JeanM
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Longitude: -9.829505, Latitude: 52.207056 , Easting: 74986, Northing: 107665 Prominence: 643m,  Isolation: 0.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 474961 607720,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brtrgm, 10 char: Brtrgm
Bedrock type: Quartz-pebble conglomerate, (Lough Slat Conglomerate Formation)

The three hollows in questions are probably the valleys of Derrymore, Derryquay and Curraheen, which cut into the sides of the mountain.   Baurtregaum is the highest mountain in the Slieve Mish area and the 18th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Baurtregaum in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: Baurtrigaum and Derrymore Glen
 
An immense dome
Short Summary created by scapania  19 Oct 2010
Turn off the N86 about 200m west of Derrymore bridge at Q741 111 A, up the narrow road until the road swings around to the left, with a cottage and a track on the right, where there is parking for a couple of cars. Head up the track, over a stile onto the open mountain and across the Dingle way. Follow a faint path to the right of the gorge of the Derrymore River, until you reach the second of three lakes high in the glen. Go right from here to a flat area around Fionn MacCool's Table, then pick a line diagonally left up through bands of rock and across the slope to reach the col with Caherconree. Head left from the col up broad, rocky slopes, until the broad summit is reached.

From here, it is possible to head north, over point 819m and down the shoulder known as Scragg. However, this, like most of the spurs on the north side of the Slieve Mish, involves a long, steep, descent over dense heather, rocks and tussocks of Molinia grass, so is very unpleasant. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/17/comment/4777/
 
David Herman [Hill Walkers Kerry] says of this su .. by simon3   (Show all for Baurtregaum)
 
A walk among the clouds. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Baurtregaum)
 
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Slieve Mish Loop .. by Vivianphilips1   (Show all for Baurtregaum)
 
Caherconree and Bautregaum .. by Singo   (Show all for Baurtregaum)
 
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