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Bolaght Mountain Loop (Includes Roads)

Bolaght Mountain: Making a Loop

Knocknasheega: Heather-covered, rounded summit surrounded by trees.

Corran: Pleasant forest track stroll

Oval route turned into a cracked egg shape by circumstance.

Knocknanask: Approach from adjoining hill.

Knocksculloge: Track on stream

The rocky rocky road to the big hill.

Knocksculloge: Ease on down the road

Broemountain: Good views from so-so top

Short walk to a small island.

Knocknasheega: The rub of the green

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Caha Mountains Area   W: Eskatarriff Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

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Lackabane Mountain An Leaca Bhán A name in Irish (Ir. An Leaca Bhán [T6000], 'the white hillside') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 603.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V75142 53688
Place visited by 114 members. Recently by: daitho9, annem, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, eoghancarton, nupat, DNicholson, eamonoc, Fergalh, learykid, gernee, Grumbler, mountainmike, millsd1, liz50
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Longitude: -9.807567, Latitude: 51.722241 , Easting: 75143, Northing: 53689 Prominence: 287.99m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 475120 553755,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lckbn, 10 char: Lackabane
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Lackabane is the 278th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackabane (<i>An Leaca Bhán</i>) in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Reeks and Kenmare river from Lackabane
 
Spectacular circuit in perfect weather
by garrettd  19 Jun 2014
Despite the excellent weather and several parked cars, there was nobody around to collect the 'admission charge' of €4 to walk the Cummeengeera circuit. I ascended Tooth mountain first, following the right hand side of the river bank from the field with the stone circle. The direct route over Tooth from where the river valley bends to the west is quite steep and the seemingly more straightforward grass ramp on the left hand side has an awkward notch of rock in it about half way up. The rest of the circuit is easy going with spectacular views over Ardgroom Harbour, all of the mountains on the Iveragh peninsula and Hungry Hill and Glanmore to the south. The descent from the gap between Tooreenbaha and Lackabane gets easier the further down one goes with the stream providing a refreshing drink on one of the hottest days of the year. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/268/comment/17509/
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Cummeengeera from Knockowen .. by Onzy   (Show all for Lackabane (An Leaca Bhán))
 
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