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West Cork Mountains Area   Cen: Shehy More Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Shehy More Mountain An tSeithe Mhór A name in Irish (Ir. An tSeithe Mhór [OSI], poss. 'the big hide') Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Black mudstone & silt-lensed mudstone Bedrock

Height: 545.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W15173 60039
Place visited by 60 members. Recently by: John.geary, wicklore, ShayGlynn, eoghancarton, eamonoc, Fergalh, chelman7, MichaelE, Wildrover, Grumbler, conorb, David-Guenot, learykid, osullivanm, simon3
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Longitude: -9.229998, Latitude: 51.786783 , Easting: 115174, Northing: 60039 Prominence: 351m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 515142 560104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShhyMr, 10 char: Shehy More
Bedrock type: Black mudstone & silt-lensed mudstone, (Ardaturrish Member)

Previously Carrigmount in MV.   Shehy More is the 431st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy More (<i>An tSeithe Mhór</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Marker
 
At Long Last!
by SpiritOf84  10 Jul 2015
I have been visiting Shehy More for as long as I can remember. My dad loved to fish Lough Nambrackderg and we'd make the trip from Cork City almost on a weekly basis during the Summers of my youth. We never went further than the lake back then but last week I fulfilled the ambition of a ten-year-old me and climbed to the summit.

It's a straight-forward climb, parking at W15234 62101 A and taking the track to the lake (20 mins). Although not this time, it's often you'd meet the farmer who is very friendly and doesn't seem to have any issues with allowing access. With so many happy childhood memories of the lake, I delayed a little here to enjoy this very special place. The route to the summit took me around the east side of the lake and I continued my ascent south to the ridge, where a fence led me to the summit. Halfway up to the ridge it plateaus a little and care is needed here as it gets very boggy and there is a small hidden stream to cross. Apart from that there are a couple of fences to negotiate, but that's about the height of the challenge!

The views on the day were stunning! I was amazed to be able to see right down into Bantry Bay and Whiddy Island to the west. Douce and Doughill sit to the north and the Paps can be seen beyond. Mullaghanish with its transmitter is clear to the north-east. Lunch at the top before following the same route back to the car.

With no rush and plenty of stops to take in the scenery it took about an hour from car to summit and about 40 minutes to return. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/365/comment/18178/
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Beautiful
by NiniC  26 Apr 2016
Absolutely delighted to have finally got to the summit of Shehy More.

The views from the top are breathtaking and the walk to get there is relatively easy. Wet and boggy but not a hard climb at all. I think it took us about 2.15hrs to get from point A on the map to summit and return with lots of stops to take in the views.

You leave the car in a lay by at the road head up the track, it splits at one stage and you head to the left, through and over a couple of gates and you reach the lake. We then headed as recommended around the east of the lake and up to the top.

Enjoy if you go! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/365/comment/18504/
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West Cork Hills
by davsheen  3 Jul 2018
View of Douce and Shehy More from the summit of Knockboy in the Shehy Range West Cork Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/365/comment/19968/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy More (<i>An tSeithe Mhór</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough na mBreac Dearg
Well out of the way!
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
From the North of the mountain there is room to squeeze one car in at W15274 62040 B. There is a farm track across the road running South to Lough na MBreac Dearg, which is the highlight of this hike. After the lake the terrain becomes a bit more tussocky and heathery all the way to the unremarkable summit, which is marked by a few sticks. Please note the route we took was during an epic heatwave and I believe this may be very wet under normal Irish weather conditions so perhaps sticking a bit further left from the lake and handrail the fence might be wiser. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/365/comment/20178/
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