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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 360 members. Recently by: 3K_Fters, Juanita, odonovansf, Daingean, jcincork, ilenia, BarnaneGoat, hivisibility, davsheen, AJB1971, Hadleigh, Lauranna, IainT, bobbar, DaveMc
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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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Comeraghs highest point .. by group   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fauscoum in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
 
Coumshingaun seen through a rock
by Colin Murphy  26 Apr 2010
Peering through one of the wonderful rock formations that dot both the south and north sides of the Coumshingaun Lough circuit. Fascoum top itself was a disappointment after the spectacle of the approach, which offers views as good as any in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/4663/
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Having had a scary experience on a gully scramble .. by Al   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Deise splendour .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Taking advantage of some very fine but bitterly c .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Why not take in another lake? .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
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