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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 274 members. Recently by: maryt, paulmcquaid, Helenha, conormcbandon, danifergie87, Franky, scapania, theredyin, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, MichaelG55, 21yearsgone, declanohagan, Niamhq
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Longitude: -8.371623, Latitude: 54.374208 , Easting: 175899, Northing: 347348 Prominence: 560m,   Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 575854 847348,   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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The Height of Sligo .. by group   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
One of the things I’ve noticed when climbing hill .. by wicklore   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Truskmore in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slieve League (background) and Benwiskin (foreground) from near the summit of Truskmore
 
murphysw on Truskmore, 2007
by murphysw  3 Jun 2007
Due to the apparent problems described here by other users with regard to access, I too took the TV road to the summit. Even as TV roads go its a bit unwelcoming compared to Mt. Leinster or Kippure. Parking is restrictive, you have to leave your car propped up against a ditch on a narrow road, its hard to enjoy a walk when your car is left somewhat exposed! The views are amazing though, you can even see across to the sea cliffs of Slieve League! I didn't encounter anyone on my quick power walk to the top (I wanted to get back to the car!!!). The summit cairn can be found by walking between the two sections of the TV buildings at the top. Its a pity about the access problems as this is one of the most unusual and visually stunning areas in Ireland. Even on the loop road up to the gates of the TV road, no trespass signs are much in evidence Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/201/comment/2722/
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Alternative Route to mast road .. by Eamonn96   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
More welcoming than expected .. by AdrianneB   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Some years ago there were two TV transmission mas .. by simon3   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
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