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Truskmore Mountain Trosc Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Trosc Mór [OSI], 'big [obscure element]') County Highpoint of Sligo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 647m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G75899 47348 This place has been logged as visited by 284 members. Recently by: NualaMc, johnballinger, strangeweaver, Nuala-Mc1, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, johncromie, Podgemus, paddyobpc, guestuser, LorraineG, maryt, paulmcquaid, Helenha
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Longitude: -8.371608, Latitude: 54.374217 , Easting: 175899, Northing: 347348 Prominence: 560m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 575855 847349,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trskmr, 10 char: Truskmore
Bedrock type: Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone, (Glenade Sandstone Formation)

Truskmore is the highest mountain in the Dartry Mountains area and the 206th highest in Ireland. Truskmore is the highest point in county Sligo.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Truskmore in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The transmitter road to Truskmore
 
First of a blitz of CHP's for the weekend
by paddyobpc  24 Jan 2017
Walk Date: 05 Jun 2016. Dillon(dillonkdy), my sister Helen and I set out early on the morning of 05 Jun with the goal of completing 3 CHP’s and continuing on the 06th Jun with another 5. Our first was Truskmore and arriving at the start point travelling from Cork meant we needed to have some food before setting off on the transmitter road around noon. It was a very hot day and while the route is very straightforward it is quite steep, a total of 463m. Around half way up a cyclist passed us, challenging his muscles to the extreme, he was just leaving the top when we arrived at the summit. That was Sligo’s CHP done. We got the necessary picture at the trig before heading over to Truskmore SE Cairn. See Dillon’s (dillonkdy) full story of his County High Point Challenge at https://dillons32chpchallenge.github.io/progress/index.html We also found Kieron Gribbon's High Point Ireland website (www.highpointireland.com) to be a useful source of information for our 32 County High Points challenge. Definitely worth checking out if you're planning to do any of the High Point challenges. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/201/comment/18810/
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One of the things I’ve noticed when climbing hill .. by wicklore   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Due to the apparent problems described here by ot .. by murphysw   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Alternative Route to mast road .. by Eamonn96   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
More welcoming than expected .. by AdrianneB   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
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