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Fauscoum Mountain Fáschom A name in Irish
(Ir. Fáschom, 'empty hollow') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 792m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31689 10508 This place has been logged as visited by 365 members. Recently by: Bodek311, markwallace, oakesave, sammullangalvin, DeltaP, 3K_Fters, Juanita, odonovansf, Daingean, jcincork, ilenia, BarnaneGoat, hivisibility, davsheen, AJB1971
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Longitude: -7.53665, Latitude: 52.245833 , Easting: 231689, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631641 610557,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fscm, 10 char: Fauscoum
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Despite being the highest of the Comeraghs, this is a rather unremarkable summit above the spectacular valley of Coumshingaun. The circuit of Coumshingaun comprises the ascent and descent of two dramatic ridges. The cliffs at the back of the valley offer some of the finest rock-climbs in Ireland. The name Fáschom properly refers to the next coom immediately south of Coumshingaun. The name may refer either to its wild nature or to the fact that, unlike many of the cooms which cut into the Comeragh plateau, it has no lake. Knockaunapeebra / Cnocán an Phíopaire is the name of a a lower peak to the SW.   Fauscoum is the highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 48th highest in Ireland. Fauscoum is the second highest point in county Waterford.

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Comeragh Hike .. by davsheen   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Reached Fauscoum on Saturday 12th October leading .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Did a circuit of Coumshingaun and made a brief de .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fauscoum in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
 
foleyg on Fauscoum, 2005
by foleyg  8 Jul 2005
View of Lough Coumshingan as you ascend the ridge heading towards Fauscom. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/1784/
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Also via Knockaunapeebra - but slightly different .. by Pepe   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
silent bob is rite de highest point in de comerag .. by partmountaingoat   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
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