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Oval route turned into a cracked egg shape by circumstance.

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Dunkerron Mountains Area   Cen: An Bheann Mhór Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 309.3mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Coomcallee Mountain An Ghuala Ghorm A name in Irish, also Com Caillí an extra name in Irish Ir. An Ghuala Ghorm [logainm.ie], 'the blue shoulder’ Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 648.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V62392 67720
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Longitude: -9.997518, Latitude: 51.845286 , Easting: 62393, Northing: 67720 Prominence: 103.86m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 462373 567783,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmcl, 10 char: Coomcallee
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Also known as Com Caillí [T6000], 'hollow of the hag'. As with other mountain names beginning with coom-, this name has been transferred from a nearby corrie to the summit itself. It is not hard to guess which is the corrie in question as the presence of nearby Lough Coomcallee gives it away. Another Coomcallee is a townland on the north side of Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, though it is now better known by the English translation: The Hag’s Glen.   An Ghuala Ghorm is the 204th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomcallee (<i>An Ghuala Ghorm</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coomcallee from the north
 
Broad summit surrounded by magnificent coums and loughs
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  13 Nov 2020
Coomcallee is a bulky, steep-sided mountain, situated towards the southern end of the long Iveragh ridge. The main west ridge is fenced so navigation on this side should be ok.
S. From the S drive to V60267 66312 A seeking permission to park. Follow a broad track to V60996 68103 B A, just 50 metres short of the ridge fence which you can then follow to the summit itself covered in peat hags. Allow around 1.5 hrs to summit - care must be taken in finding the broad track on descent. [see track/3613 for a map]
NW. From the NW park just E of the bridge over the Oveveen River (V59676 69799 C B). Head back to the bridge, turn right and at V60363 69946 D leave the road and head uphill to the mound at V62168 68916 E. From here head almost S to V60681 68190 F and head left along the fence to the summit. 2 hrs +
Track/3566 includes this route but also includes 3 other peaks in a fine circuit.
SW. From the SW park at V63585 65197 G and follow a minor rd and forest track to the W before heading directly for Esknaloughoge and then taking the main Iveragh ridge to the summit [see track/4273]
Track/3406 details the 15k Maughernane Circuit which involves 920m ascent and takes in a lot of interesting, broken ground to the north.
For a much longer walk see track/2495 which is 25.4km long with 1,500m+ ascent.
Views from the top and from vantage pts en route are potentially magnificent both of the nearby peaks, coums and loughs, the coastline and islands of south Kerry and over to Beara.. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/192/comment/4952/
 
Commcallee can be very easily ascended from the G .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Coomcallee (An Ghuala Ghorm))
 
With my reputation as a guarantee of good weather .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Coomcallee (An Ghuala Ghorm))
 
Coomcallee from the East with Eagle Hill in the b .. by eric   (Show all for Coomcallee (An Ghuala Ghorm))
 
Let there be autumnal light .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Coomcallee (An Ghuala Ghorm))
 
There are several interesting ascent options. A .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Coomcallee (An Ghuala Ghorm))
 
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