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Peakeen Mountain Mountain Péicín A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Péicín [PDT], 'boundary marker') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 554.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90341 76494
Place visited by 72 members. Recently by: melohara, ilenia, Juanita, Wildrover, shaunkelly, Lauranna, IainT, sandilandsn, jackill, eoghancarton, bossyboots, David-Guenot, Onzy, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -9.594938, Latitude: 51.930298 , Easting: 90342, Northing: 76494 Prominence: 280m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490315 576555,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PknMnt, 10 char: PknMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Oddly there is no Irish given on the Discovery map for this name, although two other peaks are named Péicín, possibly erroneously. Also known as Kilcurrane.   Peakeen Mountain is the 408th highest place in Ireland.

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Have a peak at Peakeen .. by group   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Peakeen Mountain in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: The snow-capped Reeks from Peakeen summit.
 
New Comment: Rewarding second visit
by Colin Murphy  4 Dec 2017
This was my second visit to Peakeen, the first being about 7 years ago on a beautiful summer's day, this one on a possibly even more beautiful winter's day. It's a very fine mountain with a rocky/grassy, well-defined summit and scenery you could eat. We approached from the SE along the Kerry Way and then directly up the steep eastern slope. (See short summary for details) With good going underfoot, it took just an hour and 15 minutes to reach the summit. Spectacular views in all directions and the winter light added to the sense of beauty. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/comment/19800/
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For this summit, there are parking spaces for a f .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Parked in place referred to by john_desmond. Fro .. by Conor74   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
From the Kerry Way at R 910 768 B to the eas .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Made a quick climb as per John Desmond's route, b .. by milo   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
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