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Slievanea Mountain Sliabh Macha Ré A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Macha Ré [OSI], 'mountain of the smooth plain' ) Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 628.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q50748 05749
Place visited by 113 members. Recently by: ilenia, JimMc, thomas_g, eoghancarton, tommyclarke, Ulsterpooka, jlk, Bunsen7, millsd1, Geo, IainT, PeakPaul, Pepe, Martinpeak, JohnAshton
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Longitude: -10.182926, Latitude: 52.183815 , Easting: 50749, Northing: 105749 Prominence: 22.4m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 450731 605803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvn, 10 char: Slievanea
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The anglicised form Slievanea would appear to derive from Ir. Sliabh an Fhia, 'mountain of the deer'. The deer is also an important symbol in Celtic mythology. In many tales they lure people into the realm of the gods. Remains of several fulachta fia (venison-cooking pits) can be found around Lough Adoon.   Slievanea is the 241st highest place in Ireland. Slievanea is the second most westerly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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A high starting point .. by group   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
I had a few hours to spare while in Tralee last F .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
The view from near the summit of Slieveanea. Look .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
The best view of Slievanea is from the far side o .. by padodes   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievanea in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Pedlar's lake from Slievanea
 
Great views of Brandon and Lakes
by Bunsen7  18 Apr 2017
I came from the east across from Croaghskearda/Cnapan Mor. The route across is boggy but not difficult and mainly grassy bog.

You could incorporate Cnapan Mor into a loop from the Conor Pass Car Park or a more strenuous route from the north.

The views down to Pedlar's lake from Slieveanea are stunning, but take care on a windy day. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/242/comment/18886/
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