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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   E: Cnoc an Bhráca Subarea
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Strickeen Hill Struicín A name in Irish Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 440m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V86625 88222
Place visited by 136 members. Recently by: mh400nt, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, aidand, annem, oreills8, ShayGlynn, grillkevin, chelman7, millsd1, daitho9, andreos97, Podgemus, eamonoc, msammon
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Longitude: -9.652851, Latitude: 52.034861 , Easting: 86625, Northing: 88222 Prominence: 45m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 486597 588275,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Strckn, 10 char: Strickeen
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Struicín is the 772nd 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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I agree with dbloke that a climb up Struicin Hill .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Strickeen (Struicín))
 
Poor Struicín (aka Strickeen: Either a "crested r .. by dbloke   (Show all for Strickeen (Struicín))
 
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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! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/656/comment/17716/
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Convenient car parking .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Strickeen (Struicín))
 
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