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Slievenalecka Hill An Starraicín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Starraicín [OSI], 'the steeple') Kerry County, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 458.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q52775 06407
Place visited by 37 members. Recently by: gfmurphy101, thomas_g, liz50, millsd1, Geo, Bunsen7, PeakPaul, IainT, melohara, markmjcampion, madfrankie, Wilderness, David-Guenot, kernowclimber, mcrtchly
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Longitude: -10.153601, Latitude: 52.190276 , Easting: 52775, Northing: 106408 Prominence: 71m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 452757 606462,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnlc, 10 char: Slvnlck
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This peak earns its name with its pointed peak.   An Starraicín is the 699th highest place in Ireland.

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Great viewpoint for lakes and wild plateau. .. by group   (Show all for An Starraicín)
 
Another Route
by aidand  9 Sep 2015
There is a steep but much more direct route up this mountain. Park on the roadside at about Q522 089 C where the road from Cloghane meets the road over the Connor Pass. There is a gate opposite and a public path that leads to Loch A'Duinn. Follow this path for about a mile and then head off to the right before you reach the lake. Ascend Slievenalecka directly up its north ridge. There is a line of fencing along the ridge. This is a testing climb but doesn't feel unsafe. Car to the summit shouldn't take much more than 1 hour. From the summit it is worth exploring the Coumanare Lakes. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/599/comment/18305/
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Who is this smiling man? .. by jackill   (Show all for An Starraicín)
 
On Sun 03 Nov did a nice circular route of peaks .. by reidyden   (Show all for An Starraicín)
 
An Starraic in area Central Dingle .. by gfmurphy101   (Show all for An Starraicín)
 
Diminutive yet shapely .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for An Starraicín)
 
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