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Galty Mountains Area   Cen: Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Galtybeg Mountain Cnoc Beag na nGaibhlte A name in Irish Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 799.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R88978 24089
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Longitude: -8.16254, Latitude: 52.368713 , Easting: 188979, Northing: 124089 Prominence: 80.34m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 588930 624139,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gltybg, 10 char: Galtybeg
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Galtybeg is the 42nd highest place in Ireland. Galtybeg is the third highest point in county Tipperary.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtybeg (<i>Cnoc Beag na nGaibhlte</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Farbreaga and a Road
 
Bleck Cra on Galtybeg, 2008
by Bleck Cra  14 May 2008
Someone once said that the thing you fear most has already happened. At the inclement turn of last year, I posted on mvs a piece about the Galtees and a day replete with misery, “misplaced” bearings, danger and a longing never to go back. The hillwalk-from-Hell included an awful and tortuous trail back courtesy of John Loudon MacAdam. May his tarry bones…….. Hours later, in front of a roaring fire, I resolved never again to goad the Galtees when they were dispeptic, but only in the blazing sun amongst many human beings. So when the Ballyhoura Bears Festival was recruiting takers, Cra proffered his name. This excellent event launched its Galtees A walk in blistering heat - requisite 1. Requisite 2, humans in abundance. A yomp East on to Farbreaga and a grumpy ascent to Greenane introduced us to the meat of the matter, Galty Beg, who in no small measure seeks to school us in the ways of his bigger brother, Galtymore. A handful of heavies at this point lit out on a challenge: a Eengleeshman with the ascending power of a sky rocket, a hybrid man/hare from North Kerry, the O’Driscoll More agus an Preachain Dubh. The O’Driscoll is as good as impossible to shift but was shifted; the Sassenach busted, baffled but against fearful opposition and Cra and the hybrid struck out for the finishing line off Slievecushnabinnia at a full-on sprint. His N would still be up my A had I not submitted at the finishing line - and we strolled off towards the pub. Sadly the pub was left of the gate, not right, so 5 miles later I was back on the same road Maister MacAdam laid down to torture me four months earlier - da da da, dada la meme chose Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/3104/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtybeg (<i>Cnoc Beag na nGaibhlte</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Galtymore in snow
deswalk on Galtybeg, 2006
by deswalk  8 Jan 2006
I have climbed the Galty mountains many times in every kind of weather and always enjoy them. On a clear day the uninterrupted views are worth the effort. On several occasions I've climbed and descended using just the compass because of thick cloud. In fact the first time I climbed Galtymore in 1979 I reached the trig pillar (which wasn't broken then) in such poor visibility that I didn't know there was a steel cross just a few yards further to the right. Here is a pic taken some years ago. From the eastern slope of Galtymore looking towards the col and Galtybeg, the snow was over our knees in some places, but great fun. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/2128/
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Picture: Galtymore
 
Lynchieboy on Galtybeg, 2006
by Lynchieboy  14 Apr 2006
Came up off Galtymore. Lovely January day 06 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/2268/
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seanandbrita on Galtybeg, 2005
by seanandbrita  4 Feb 2005
I struck for Galtybeg from the car park about 1/4 mile before the Youth Hostel R922-209 A forest path makes the first 2k very easy. When it turns to the right leave it and go straight ahead then cross the fence and cross the stream twice. I walked pretty much straight for the sumit after crossing the streams. Took the steeper asent to the sumit to avoid the northen wind.Was very tempted standing on the ridge to push on to Galtymore but unfotunately time was against me.Followed the same route down and had a very enjoyable day.Quite easy and very accesable-recommend for beginners! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/1461/
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sinbadw on Galtybeg, 2004
by sinbadw  5 Aug 2004
We climbed Galtybeg coming from Greenane west, from which direction the ascent is pretty steep, as is the approach from the glen of Aherlow side. Getting to Galtybeg from the black road is pretty straightforward though. We were disappointed that we didn't manage to find the geocache on the north slope of the hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/1046/
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shrouded and slippy but....
by YoungJohn  23 Sep 2010
Today 23.09.10 turned off the N8 at the Galtymore Climb sign. We parked at the small carpark before the start of the 'black road'. Followed the road all the way until it broadened near its terminus. A large mound of stones like a cairn marked where we turned left, heading northwest. We searched for foot prints and eventually saw some just to confirm we were on the correct path. The was alot of cloud cover/mist. We came upon the col between the two Galtys after 15-20 mins or so. Having climbed Galtymore we returned to this col and headed up Galtybeg along the track to its narrow summit. Some glimpses of countryside but most of the mountain was shrouded. Back down to the col and back along the track to the black road and the car. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/41/comment/6106/
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