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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,
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Barcam Hill An Barr Cam A name in Irish
Offaly County, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 484m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N22793 00056
Place visited by 57 members. Recently by: melohara, markmjcampion, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, delboyir, Garmin, mountainmike, hivisibility, Bagger_Plz, Glanman2, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, simoburn, curiousmelts, garrettd
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Longitude: -7.660866, Latitude: 53.050998 , Easting: 222793, Northing: 200056 Prominence: 49m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 622737 700092,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Barcam, 10 char: Barcam
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Barcam is the 612th highest place in Ireland.

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The least amount of bog crossing has its merits .. by group   (Show all for Barcam)
 
This one's really quite easy to get to. If you pa .. by csd   (Show all for Barcam)
 
If you want to get a sense of what an ascent of B .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Barcam)
 
Barcam is a little more challenging at the end of .. by peterturner   (Show all for Barcam)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barcam in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Lonesome pine in the mist on Barcam
 
Mist in Slieve Bloom region
by tmsr  8 Jul 2012
Very heavy mist came in as we climbed Barcam. We'd parked at the car park across the road at the JI Fanning Pass. Unfortunately the faint track has been flooded and very boggy ground made it very difficult to day. Having tracked sideways to see decent footing, we then got lost in mist ( GPS was all over the place with low cloud) and ended up coming back through the forest paths down to the safety but distant car park up from Tulla and Crumlin. Saw the pole referred to in summit area, but took picture of some of the lonesome pines growing in the heather.
Wouldn't recommend it as a climb! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/504/comment/14712/
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