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Eskatarriff Mountain Eisc an Tairbh A name in Irish
(Ir. Eisc an Tairbh [T6000], 'ravine of the bull') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 600.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V73648 53317 This summit has been logged as climbed by 84 members. Recently by: IainT, Martinpeak, guestuser, jimgraham, PeakPaul, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, Wilderness, strangeweaver, ckilm, TexTim, shaunkelly, frankmc04, simoburn
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Longitude: -9.829049, Latitude: 51.718569 , Easting: 73648, Northing: 53317 Prominence: 135.47m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 473626 553383,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Esktrf, 10 char: Eskatarif
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Pluais an Rábaigh or The Rábach's Cave is situated at the foot of Eskatarriff, at the end of the valley known as the Pocket. It was used in the late 19th century as a hideout by Seán an Rábach after committing two notorious murders.   Eskatarriff is the 285th highest summit in Ireland.

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Long Back Rim of Cummeengeara .. by group   (Show all for Eskatarriff)
 
Fine views down the glen .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Eskatarriff)
 
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The summit of Eskatarriff is barely perceptible o .. by eoin   (Show all for Eskatarriff)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eskatarriff in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A Special View into The Pocket
 
More to Savour than you might Think
by CaptainVertigo  28 Aug 2014
There is a tendency to see Eskatarriff as comprising solely its less than spectacular summit (certainly less striking than the smaller adjacent East Top). In fact we need to remember that Eskatarriff includes the "rim" of the horseshoe that runs from the col with Coomacloghane, and therefore provides a unique view into the Pocket allowing the walker to see Tooth and Coomacloghane on the left and its own Tops and Lackabane on the right. I thought that this was a special place. While the photo shows the view into the Pocket, don't forget that a simple 180 degree turn reveals Glenbeg Lough, and Lackawee and the Knocknagrees. So , although this "rim" is a tiny bit "peaty", it is beautifully located. Typically, I had this place entirely to myself, achieved by the simple device of getting up early Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/275/comment/17654/
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