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Caher Mountain Cathair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair [OSI 1:25,000], 'stone fort') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1000m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79261 83891 This summit has been logged as climbed by 805 members. Recently by: Cathal-Kelly, cathalferris, Helenha, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, gaoithe, IainT, toblereoghan, HeartTrek, salford7, TriHarder, daithileonard, Philhanson, corkrats
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Longitude: -9.758549, Latitude: 51.994449 , Easting: 79261, Northing: 83891 Prominence: 99.76m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 479237 583950,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Caher, 10 char: Caher
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

According to Ó Cíobháin, this mountain is also known as Cathair na Féinne, 'stone fort of the Fianna'.   Caher is the third highest mountain in Ireland. Caher is the third highest point in county Kerry.

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Coming from Carrauntoohil onto the ridge for Cahe .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Caher)
 
Here's a view north west from under 983 showing t .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Caher)
 
Did the Coomloughra circuit in a bit of a hurry o .. by mikek   (Show all for Caher)
 
Here is a recepy for climbing Carrauntoohil away .. by BertGielen   (Show all for Caher)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caher in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Curraghmore Lake
 
ned hennigan on Caher, 2006
by ned hennigan  9 Jul 2006
Curraghmore Lake from the start of the Caher Ridge. Looking down into the Black Valley, with Cummeenduff Lough in the lake in the background. Access to the ridge from Curraghmore Lake is either by an easy scramble up the gully to the left of the lake, or by keeping to the grassy slopes to the right of the gully. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/2419/
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From the col below Caher West Top (see for first .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Caher)
 
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