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Caha Mountains Area   Cen: Knockowen Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

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Glenkeel Top Hill Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil A name in Irish Cork County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 417m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V83982 54152
Place visited by 13 members. Recently by: chelman7, Colin Murphy, eamonoc, Fergalh, chalky, PeakPaul, shaunkelly, simoburn, jcincork, David-Guenot, Moek, Conor74, ahendroff
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Longitude: -9.679869, Latitude: 51.7283 , Easting: 83982, Northing: 54152 Prominence: 85m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 483957 554218,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GlnkTp, 10 char: GlnklTop
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Glenkeel Top is the 863rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Glenkeel Top (<i>Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil</i>) in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit to the centre right, seen from Knockeirky S.
 
A little gem.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  30 Aug 2021
Usually done in conjunction with another top, one approach is from Knockeirky South Top (see short summary for that top). From that summit descend the steep grassy slope to V834 538 A, where it is possible to cross the river with care. From there it is a fairy straightforward ascent to the NE, requiring a climb of about 90m over 1km, crossing occasionally boggy ground. Two similarly-sized hillocks border a tiny lough at the summit, the high point being the one to the north. Summit area is a huge slab of rock with a small pile of stones marking the high point. Descent may be made by retracing your steps back over Knockeirky S, or alternatively descending through the valley to the SW, loosely following the Glenkeel River, although great care should be taken if making this descent, which requires one to carefully pick one's path along a series of steeply sloping slabs of sandstone. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/749/comment/5508/
 
Wild and remote-Part One .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Glenkeel Top (Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil))
 
Wild and remote - Part Two .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Glenkeel Top (Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil))
 
Tricky but spectacular descent. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Glenkeel Top (Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil))
 
A bit of a gem this one. .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Glenkeel Top (Barr an Ghleanna Chaoil))
 
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