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Strickeen Hill Struicín A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 440m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V86625 88222
Place visited by 107 members. Recently by: Lauranna, tomodub, PaulNolan, Pepe, hawkeye.john62, owen, brendevlin, strangeweaver, Dean, summitstrife, bandre, jacek22m, melohara, sandilandsn, jgdarcy
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Longitude: -9.652823, Latitude: 52.034907 , Easting: 86625, Northing: 88222 Prominence: 45m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 486599 588280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Strckn, 10 char: Strickeen
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Struicín is the 766th highest place in Ireland. Struicín is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

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Viewing platform with track up. .. by group   (Show all for Struicín)
 
I agree with dbloke that a climb up Struicin Hill .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Struicín)
 
Poor Struicín (aka Strickeen: Either a "crested r .. by dbloke   (Show all for Struicín)
 
Strickeen
by bjsmyth  9 Oct 2014
Used the Struicin track two weeks ago for first time in a couple of years. Surprised to find very substantial fence blocking route from end of track to top of Cnoc an Bhraca. Did not cross the fence as there id no stile but followed it due west for about 1 km where it turns due south and can be followed right to summit of Cnoc an Bhraca. I mention this as I encountered five walkers coming up Cnoc an Bhraca who had apparently climbed over the fence on leaving Struicin track only to have to climb over it again to gain the summit of Cnoc an Bhraca.
If you're into fences this one is magnificent! Very substantial, strong and beautifully erected.. It would be a shame if walkers were to damage it by climbing over when not necessary to gain Cnoc an Bhraca. On the way down I enquired from a local the origin of the fence and it was explained, somewhat vaguely, that the area had to be fenced off as commonage under EU regulations but having been erected it was now unclear if it had been required! Anyway walkers please don't damage it by climbing over! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/656/comment/17716/
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