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Sheeffry Hills Area
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 707 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Barrclashcame, 772m
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Barrclashcame North-West Top Mountain Starraicín na gCaor A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Starraicín na gCaor [PDT], 'pinnacle of the berries') Mayo County, in Arderin List, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock

Height: 580m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L83829 70035 This summit has been logged as climbed by 74 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, Garmin, scapania, ckilm, mountainmike, Fergalh, eamonoc, Onzy, comsean, simoburn, chalky, melohara, turfymccloud, PeteBog, kernowclimber
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.758337, Latitude: 53.667299 , Easting: 83829, Northing: 270035 Prominence: 45m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 483804 770053,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrclNr, 10 char: BrclshNrth
Bedrock type: Mudrock, sandstone, tuff, (Sheeffry Formation)

This peak is named Storikeen nageer on on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously in MV: Clashcame North-West.   Barrclashcame North-West Top is the 336th highest summit in Ireland. Barrclashcame North-West Top is the most westerly summit in the Sheeffry Hills area.

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Overshadowed summit with good views. .. by group   (Show all for Barrclashcame North-West Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barrclashcame North-West Top in area Sheeffry Hills, Ireland
Picture: Looking south from the NW Top to Barrclashcame
 
I Barrclashcame, I saw, I conquered.
by madfrankie  14 Apr 2011
Firstly, apologies for the excruciating pun in the title!
This northern outlier of the Sheefrys is a surprisingly tough haul from the road in Doolough where there are several places to park roadside, for instance L8248069761 B. It took a sweaty hour and 15 minutes up the relentlessly steep NW spur and it really doesn't level off until 50m from the summit.
From the summit there is a seldom-seen perspective of Croagh Patrick, behind Tangincartoor.
On the descent, I was able to bum-slide much of the way down - 30 seconds is about the maximum time per run, before heat friction reaches uncomfortable levels! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/312/comment/6302/
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Excursion to the NW .. by gerrym   (Show all for Barrclashcame North-West Top)
 
Unparalleled beauty .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Barrclashcame North-West Top)
 
Rocky top .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Barrclashcame North-West Top)
 
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