Maolán Bui

Maolán Bui is a 3,192 ft / 973 m mountain peak in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks in Kerry, Ireland. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Kerry and the 6th highest mountain in Ireland. The nearest peaks are Cnoc na Péiste, Cnoc an Chuilinn, Feabrahy, The Big Gun, Cruach Mhór, and Brassel Mountain. Maolán Bui belongs to the Irish 3000ers peak list. See the Maolán Bui map, 3D fly around, and the Maolán Bui photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Maolán Bui SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by marktaggart

5 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 17, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Maolán Bui

  • Mcallmar
  • Bisquitine

Routes Used trails & approaches

25% Lisleibane car park - Cruach Mhór - The Big Gun - Cnoc na Péiste - Maolán Buí

25% Cnoc an Chuillinn - Cnoc na Toinne - Carrauntoohil - ZigZags - Lisleibane car park

25% Onwards to Cnoc an Chuillinn

25% Cnoc na Peiste - col - summit


SNAPSHOTedit info


3,192 ft / 973 m


134 ft / 41 m

Height Rank

#4 in Kerry

#6 in Ireland


MacGillycuddy's Reeks


Kerry, Ireland

Peak Lists

Summited by

  • Mcallmar
  • marktaggart
  • donal
  • Bisquitine
  • marktrengove2

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