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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
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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)
The second summit on a dramatic circuit over the .. by milo   (Show all for Eskatarriff)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eskatarriff in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
eoin on Eskatarriff, 2004
by eoin  23 Apr 2004
The summit of Eskatarriff is barely perceptible on the gently rising and falling ridge on the western end of the Cummeengeera Horseshoe walk above Rabach's Glen near Lauragh.There are a few stones on the bog to mark a point where some people have guessed the summit may be ... I'm not so sure.

The photo of the summit is undramatic rounded area in the centre of the photo at the top of the valley taken from Coomacloghane. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/275/comment/938/

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More to Savour than you might Think .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Eskatarriff)
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