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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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/504/?PHPSESSID=qerehme54dt6cr3cubg9m2o594
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The least amount of bog crossing has its merits .. by group   (Show all for Barcam)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barcam in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: The so-called summit of Barcam and view over to Arderin
 
csd on Barcam, 2007
by csd  1 Jul 2007
This one's really quite easy to get to. If you park at Glendine Gap it's less than 500 metres over to the summit. A boggy sheep track brings you to within 200 m of the summit. The trickiest bit will be deciding that you've actually reached anything that could be called a summit. Barcam's top is similar to Arderin or Stillbrook Hill: very difficult to find! I selected the only feature of note in the vicinity of the summit: a lone pole protruding from the bog. Some nice views of Arderin, Stillbrook, and Lough Derg and the Shannon to the west. Those wanting a bit more of a challenge could approach from the forest track, which turns off the Glendine road at S213 992 B. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/504/comment/2760/
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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)
 
Mist in Slieve Bloom region .. by tmsr   (Show all for Barcam)
 
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