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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 288 members. Recently by: EdAl, robcon54, David-Guenot, DeltaP, NualaMc, johnballinger, strangeweaver, Nuala-Mc1, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, johncromie, Podgemus, paddyobpc, guestuser
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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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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Truskmore in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Truskmore from Cope's Mountain.
 
simon3 on Truskmore, 2009
by simon3  19 Dec 2009
Some years ago there were two TV transmission masts on Kippure in the Dublin mountains while one was being replaced by another. As of Dec 2009, RTE seem to be in the process of making the same change on Truskmore. Certainly at the top there is a mass of cables and heavy gear and the two masts are very visible.
The photo was taken from Cope's Mountain, some 6km away. I was surprised that the cables were so visible at this distance. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/201/comment/4303/
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