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Eskatarriff East Top Mountain For origin of name, see Eskatarriff. Kerry County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 532.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V74285 53150 This summit has been logged as climbed by 79 members. Recently by: IainT, Martinpeak, guestuser, PeakPaul, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, Wilderness, strangeweaver, ckilm, TexTim, shaunkelly, simoburn, frankmc04, sandilandsn
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Longitude: -9.819777, Latitude: 51.717211 , Easting: 74285, Northing: 53150 Prominence: 38.2m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474262 553216,   GPS IDs, 6 char: EsktEs, 10 char: EsktrfEstT
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Eskatarriff East Top is the 464th highest summit in Ireland.

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Steep sided jutting peak. .. by group   (Show all for Eskatarriff East Top)
 
Climbed this as part of S to N crossing of the Be .. by mikek   (Show all for Eskatarriff East Top)
 
The dramatic rock dome summit on the Cummeengeera .. by eoin   (Show all for Eskatarriff East Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eskatarriff East Top in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Eskatarriff East from the north.
 
Nose of rock cut down to size by its neighbours.
by simon3  13 Jun 2013
Eskatarriff East is one of those places that looks incredibly intimidating near to. And indeed the area has had at least one accident, when on 10th October 2010 Kerry Mountain Rescue team were placed on standby after a female walker broke her ankle on the ridge just below Eskatarriff. The Team were subsequently stood down after it was confirmed that the casualty had been successfully airlifted by the Shannon Coast Guard helicopter.

However from across the glen its cliff doesn't appear so steep and it is surrounded on the left and right by higher points on the ridge. Even behind it Hungry Hill looms in the distance. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/391/comment/15020/
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A lofty edge .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Eskatarriff East Top)
 
Eskatarriff East and a mighty view to the Reeks. .. by simon3   (Show all for Eskatarriff East Top)
 
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