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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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 Arderin List, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 595m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V82387 76582
Place visited by 62 members. Recently by: ilenia, Martinpeak, eamonoc, elin, Wildrover, IainT, PeakPaul, melohara, jacek22m, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, ckilm, chalky, Krumel, hivisibility
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Longitude: -9.710561, Latitude: 51.929462 , Easting: 82387, Northing: 76582 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 482362 576643,   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.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/?PHPSESSID=im70j0k601aqdkfl18u0l2sdg5
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Access track gives an ok ascent to start over rou .. by group   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bascadh 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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/2620/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Easy Access from the East .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
Rocky Road .. by Onzy   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
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