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Comeragh Mountains Area , S: Monavullagh Mountains Subarea
Feature count in area: 24, all in Waterford, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82, EW-C, EW-K
Highest Place: Kilclooney Mountain 792m

Starting Places (25) in area Comeragh Mountains:
Aughatriscar Bridge, Carey's Castle, Carrickaruppora S, Carronadavderg Wood, Colligan Bridge, Colligan Source, Coumduala Lough Path, Croghaun Hill CP, Douglas River Wood, Dromona Wood, Guilcagh Wood, Kilclooney Wood CP, Laghtnafrankee Road, Lough Mohra Rath Beag Loop Walk, Mahon Falls CP, Maum Road, Moanyarha, Moanyarha Bog, Monarud, Mountain View, New Quay CP, Nire Valley CP, Old Bridge Clonmel, Old Slate Mine CP, River Ire R676 L96761

Summits & other features in area Comeragh Mountains:
Cen: Comeragh Central: Carrignagower 767m, Coumfea 741.9m, Coumfea North Top 728.3m, Coumfea West Top 711m, Croughaun Hill 391m, Curraghduff 750.1m, Kilclooney Mountain 792m, Knockaunapeebra 724.4m
Cen: Knockanaffrin: Knockanaffrin 755m, Knockanaffrin South Top 628m, Knocksheegowna 675.7m
E: Portlaw Hills: Donnell's Hill 242.8m, Tower Hill 238m
N: Laghtnafrankee: Kilmacomma Hill 211m, Laghtnafrankee 520m, Laghtnafrankee SW Top 425m, Long Hill 404m
S: Monavullagh Mountains: Bleantasour Mountain 402m, Coumaraglin Mountain 614.6m, Crohaun 484m, Milk Hill 451m, Seefin 725.6m
SW: Drum Hills: Carronadavderg 301m, Dromona Hill 156m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Bleantasour Mountain, 402m Hill Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar A name in Irish,
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prob. Ir. Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar [‡], 'hill of
, Knockaragh, Waterford County in Munster province, in Carn Lists, Bleantasour Mountain is the 934th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference S23640 08777, OS 1:50k mapsheet 75
Place visited by: 46 members, recently by: Nailer1967, DeirdreM, jlk, mlmoroneybb, John.geary, TippHiker, JohnFinn, chelman7, Colin Murphy, Jay9, Wildrover, High-King, hivisibility, madfrankie, simon3
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.654652, Latitude: 52.230789, Easting: 223640, Northing: 108777, Prominence: 37m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 623591 608839
Bedrock type: Cobble conglomerate & course sandstone, (Kilnafrehan Conglomerate Formation)
Notes on name: Bleantasour and Bleantasourmountain are townlands in the parish of Seskinan. Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar is given as the Irish form of the latter at 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.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: BlntMn, 10 char: BlntsrMntn

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Summary for Bleantasour Mountain (Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar): A boggy but short ascent route
Summary created by simon3, jackill 2017-05-21 20:37:18
   picture about Bleantasour Mountain (<em>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</em>)
Picture: From the West
Go to the forest entrance at ColGn Sc (S22452 09704). 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.
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   picture about Bleantasour Mountain (<em>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</em>)
Picture: The view from the summit over to Milk Hill, with Knockanaffrin in the distance.
csd on Bleantasour Mountain
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:
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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:
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   picture about Bleantasour Mountain (<em>Cnoc Bhléantas Odhar</em>)
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:
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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:
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