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Dunkerron Mountains Area   NE: Knocknagapple 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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Bascadh Mountain (Ir. Bascadh [TH], 'mutilation' or 'severe wounding') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 595m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V82387 76582
Place visited by 77 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, jgdarcy, daitho9, Fergalh, Ulsterpooka, mountainmike, learykid, Grumbler, FrankMc1964, Lauranna, strangeweaver, liz50, Geo, Wilderness, nolanlyn
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Longitude: -9.710502, Latitude: 51.929445 , Easting: 82387, Northing: 76582 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 482366 576641,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bscdh, 10 char: Bascadh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Also known as Boughil West Top.   Bascadh is the 300th highest place in Ireland.

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Access track gives an ok ascent to start over rough ground
Short Summary created by jackill  30 Jul 2012
Park at a little layby at V 80532 77882 A, room for 3 or 4 cars . Walked up the road
a short distance to V 80608 78026 B cross the sheep wire and head up the mountain on a rough track to another fence.
Cross this fence and head towards Lough Fadda and Lough Beg. After crossing the boulder field at Graignagower, head up a track that has been carved out on the mountainside, it seems to originate in Scarteen to the south.This track varies in quality but leads to about 410 meters.
From here the summit is reached by following a fence that tracks the edge of some rough rocky cliffs.At a fence junction cross the fence infrony of you and turn east for a short walk to the small summit cairn Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/5044/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>Bascadh</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bascadh from Knocklomena
 
jackill on Bascadh, 2007
by jackill  19 Feb 2007
Bascadh, a cloudy and damp winters morning in early January.
I parked at a little layby at V 80532 77882 A . I pulled on my winter woolies and walked up the road
a short distance to V 80608 78026 B where I hopped the sheep wire and struck up the mountain on a rough track to another fence I crossed tnis fence and then followed it all the way to Knocklomenas summit. To the west over Lough Brin ,Mullaghanattin ,dark and brooding , to the east Bascadh beckoned. I descended the steep slope towards Lough Fadda and Lough Beg and all the while wondered at the perfectly rounded sandstone outcrops sculpted by the retreating glacial ice so long ago. After crossing the boulder field at Graignagower , I headed up a track that has been carved out on the mountainside, it seems to originate in Scarteen to the south.This track varies in quality but leads to about 410 meters . From there it was up to ths summit following a fence that tracks the edge of some rough rocky cliffs. I reached a fence junction and from there it was a short but very windy walk to the small summit cairn.
I didn't linger as the wind was now lashing me with horizontal hailstones!
Back down the same way and an exhausting struggle across 1 km of bog to meet the main road.
11 kms and 860 meters climbing. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/2620/
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Easy Access from the East
by thomas_g  5 Oct 2013
There is a sheep fence which runs all the way from Boughil via Cnoc na gCapall which makes for a handy handrail regardless of the weather. The ascent of Bascadh from the east looks worse than it is, but care is still required when it's wet. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/15214/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>Bascadh</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bascadh looking splendidly rocky
Rocky Road
by Onzy  22 Nov 2013
The third of the hills in the typical round west of Moll's Gap, Bascadh seems a little undistinguished until you are under it. From there its profile is more pronounced and 'mountainlike'.

Note the fence showing the way up. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/15263/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>Bascadh</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Bascadh group with Cnoc na gCapall in the background.
 
An short ramble from Cnoc na gCapall
by markmjcampion  14 Mar 2021
After a steep descent off Cnoc na gCapall the ascent of Bascadh is quick and easy underfoot with great views to the north and stunning views of Cnoc na gCapall's southern flanks. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/22605/
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