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Iveragh NW Area
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

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Kells Mountain Mountain Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 633m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V52806 85826
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Longitude: -10.14427, Latitude: 52.005449 , Easting: 52806, Northing: 85826 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 452788 585885,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KlsMnt, 10 char: KlsMntn
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Kells Mountain is the NE spur of Knocknadobar. Kells (Ir. Na Cealla) is a coastal townland at the NE end of Knocknadobar. It has a shop, post office and pier.   Kells Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 222nd highest in Ireland. Kells Mountain is the second most northerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Iveragh NW area.

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Steep ascent from north. .. by group   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
A northerly approach from the townland of Roads
by liz50  16 Feb 2016
Leave the N72 Ring of Kerry road between Kilorglin and Cahersiveen and head towards Kells Bay. Pass the sign for the beach and where the road forks take the higher road. There is parking for 3-4 cars in a layby at V53025 87288 C.
Walk back along the road for approx 300m where you will see a stile at V53349 87382 D. Follow an indistinct path to a fence corner marked by a 'yellow man' post. Follow the obvious track which makes it way steadily uphill to the col overlooking Glendalough lakes at V52009 85016 E. Head in a North easterly direction for a kilometre to reach Kells mountain with Kells mountain East top a further 500m away Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/224/comment/18439/
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Kells Mountain forms part of the Knocknadober rid .. by osullivanm   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
Backlit by the rising sun. .. by simon3   (Show all for Kells Mountain)
 
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