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Barnastooska Hill Barr na Stuaice A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple siltstone & fine sandstone Bedrock

Height: 497m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W04900 71300
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: shaunkelly, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, simoburn, Cobhclimber, thomas_g, Conor74, three5four0, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, ahendroff, quino70
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Longitude: -9.38193, Latitude: 51.886307 , Easting: 104900, Northing: 71300 Prominence: 92m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 504870 571362,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnsts, 10 char: Brnstsk
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

Barnastooska is the 577th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barnastooska in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Heathery top
 
No distinguishing features
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  17 May 2011
There is room for one car to park at V 036 698 A, at the entrance to a short track up to a farmhouse. Almost directly across the road another track leads to the NE, although you will need to cross several gates as you go. After about 500m at point V 038 702 B this forks. Take the track to the left which soon becomes a meandering forest trail. Continue up this gently rising track for 1km until the forest ends and the open hillside appears at V 050 707 C. Now turn directly north up the hillside for 600m to attain the summit. The going is reasonably gentle, the terrain boggy in places, a mixture of short heather and grass. The summit itself is unremarkable, distinguished only by a small heathery bump. The views are fine if unspectacular. Time to summit 1 hour. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/468/comment/5227/
 
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