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Comeragh Mountains Area   S: Monavullagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82 
Highest place:
Kilclooney Mountain, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

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Bleantasour Mountain Hill Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar A name in Irish prob. Ir. Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar [logainm.ie‡], 'hill of Bleantasour’ Waterford County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Cobble conglomerate & course sandstone Bedrock

Height: 402m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S23640 08777
Place visited by 38 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, Jay9, Wildrover, High-King, hivisibility, madfrankie, simon3, jasonmc, PeakPaul, wicklore, muschi, sandman, Pepe, mountainmike, Cobhclimber
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Longitude: -7.654652, Latitude: 52.230789 , Easting: 223640, Northing: 108777 Prominence: 37m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 623591 608839,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlntMn, 10 char: BlntsrMntn
Bedrock type: Cobble conglomerate & course sandstone, (Kilnafrehan Conglomerate Formation)

Bleantasour and Bleantasourmountain are townlands in the parish of Seskinan. Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar is given as the Irish form of the latter at logainm.ie. Most of the townland names containing the word "mountain" in this part of Co. Waterford refer not to summits but to areas of mountain pasture.   Bleantasour Mountain is the 933rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleantasour Mountain (<i>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</i>) in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the West
 
A boggy but short ascent route
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  21 May 2017
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704 A. there is room here for a few cars.
Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.
Walk south along the edge of the forest and then uphill to the summit.

Three curious rusting milk churns stand guard nearby to 3 cairns. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/5580/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleantasour Mountain (<i>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</i>) in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view from the summit over to Milk Hill, with Knockanaffrin in the distance.
csd on Bleantasour Mountain, 2010
by csd  5 Apr 2010
I approached Bleantasour from Milk Hill, which is an easy 20 minute trot. As with Milk Hill, the summit has been burned recently, and (churns aside) is rather unremarkable save the nice views. I also spotted a fox out on a mission at 2.30 pm in the day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/4583/
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Super valley, easy two-hour walk
by Pepe  11 Apr 2015
Bagged this as well as Milk Hill Easter 2015. Took Declan McGrath's advice in his "Guide to the Comeraghs" book and parked in Coumnagappul at a point on the other side of the mountain from "A". The road in is protected by modern gates with clear and concise instructions on each of them. Happily, they were all open so no opening/closing required. Saw no churns on either Milk Hill or Bleantasor but did get to the wooden cross. The remains of a solitary churn, the rusted top half, were near the fascinating stone cairns on Bleantasor. For such a small top it is littered with ancient remains. Worth a visit for the valley of Coumnagappul alone. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/17921/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleantasour Mountain (<i>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</i>) in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking to the east from Blentasour.
 
A quick one-two
by Colin Murphy  21 Dec 2020
I did this in conjunction with Milk Hill, which made for an enjoyable 2.5 hr relatively easy walk. See Milk Hill page for starting point. From Milk Hill summit head SSW for about 1.8km, mostly over shortish heather and long grass, the terrain boggy in places. From the col the ascent to Blentasour is a mere 35m. Two substantial cairns mark the otherwise unremarkable summit area, although they are not actually on the highest point, which is about 50 metres or less to the east. From summit turn NW for about 1.5km until you reach the tree line and follow it until you reach the track to the west. Good views from Knockmealdowns and Comeraghs from top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/21848/
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That sinking feeling
by Colin Murphy  21 Dec 2020
As I was descending Blentasour I spotted this sinking sun behind clouds over what I think are the distant Galtees. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/821/comment/21849/
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