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Dingle West Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Mount Eagle, 516m
Maximum height for area: 516 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 461 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghmarhin Hill Cruach Mhárthain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Mhárthain [OSI], 'stack of Márthain') Kerry County, in Carn List, Fossiliferous green to grey siltstone Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q33656 02480
Place visited by 66 members. Recently by: madfrankie, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, Geo, millsd1, JohnAshton, ucampbell, PaulNolan, Wildcat, Cobhclimber, tommccarthy, Philewis, markmjcampion, Wilderness, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -10.431003, Latitude: 52.14956 , Easting: 33656, Northing: 102480 Prominence: 218m,  Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 433642 602533,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghmr, 10 char: Crghmrhn
Bedrock type: Fossiliferous green to grey siltstone, (Croaghmarhin Formation)

This peak has the classic hay-stack shape which is typical of mountains whose names begin with cruach. Márthain / Marhin is the name of a townland and a parish.   Cruach Mhárthain is the second highest hill in the Dingle West area and the 924th highest in Ireland.

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Cruach Mharthain sits in the shadow of giants - w .. by gerrym   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
Cruach Mháthain/Mount Eagle Circuit Part I .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
Triangular shape dominating the local sklyline. .. by simon3   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Mhárthain in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: Great Blasket Island from Croaghmarhin
 
Peter Walker on Cruach Mhárthain, 2009
by Peter Walker  19 Dec 2009
Continuing our inadvertant stalking of three5four0, a day of bracing air and superb visibility saw us indulging in some wanton ticking down the far end of Dingle. Croaghmarhin is the most striking eminence in the area (far more so than Mount Eagle, which is lumpier as well as being higher) and having shared the hill with a large family group (and their escaped dog, Max) it can be highly recommended for anyone able-bodied with an hour or so to spare.

While I'm sure that gerrym's route provides the more satisfying route, we too started at the mast as per three5four0's comment, from where a steady plod up the fence on a clear path (as if it were needed...what, y'know, with the fence being there) leads in shortish order to the top. And hugely satisfying it is too: what you hope is the summit on the ascent turns out to actually be the summit, and the pronounced fall from said point gives a lot of depth to the panoramic views.

Which are absolutely gorgeous, in case you were wondering. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/813/comment/4305/
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After another truly awful day of rain and visits .. by three5four0   (Show all for Cruach Mhárthain)
 
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