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Iveragh NW Area   N: Knocknadobar Subarea
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 Sliabh na gCeall A name in Irish Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 633m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V52808 85830
Place visited by 99 members. Recently by: geohappy, annem, markmjcampion, No1Grumbler, Ulsterpooka, Deise-Man, abcd, millsd1, Geo, learykid, eamonoc, Grumbler, Lauranna, denisdeasy, FrankMc1964
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Longitude: -10.144229, Latitude: 52.005513 , Easting: 52808, Northing: 85830 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 452791 585892,   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 231st 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 (Sliabh na gCeall))
 
A northerly approach from the townland of Roads .. by liz50   (Show all for Kells Mountain (Sliabh na gCeall))
 
Kells Mountain forms part of the Knocknadober rid .. by osullivanm   (Show all for Kells Mountain (Sliabh na gCeall))
 
Backlit by the rising sun. .. by simon3   (Show all for Kells Mountain (Sliabh na gCeall))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kells Mountain (<i>Sliabh na gCeall</i>) in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Roads Lough under Kells Mt.'s NE spur
 
Great views on descent
by markmjcampion  24 Dec 2020
I came at Kells Mt. from its East Top[see comment there for a gnarly scrambling route] and was pleasantly surprised by the views that opened up - both of Knocknadobar's NE corrie and much of SW Kerry including Scarriff Island and the hills spining down to Hog's Head. The route from Kells East Top is a doddle as is the walk down to the col at V51985 84944 F. From here I headed up to see the great views from the cairn at V51149 84707 G and then doubled back to the col and took the NNE trail back to the start. It's an obvious way back but can be wet and rocky in places. The whole circuit took me about 3.5 hours and certainly beats what I was doing in Hussey's Bar, Killarney this time last year! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/224/comment/21852/
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