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Slievetooey Far W Top Hill Sliabh Tuaidh Far W Top A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Sliabh Tuaidh. Donegal County, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G59340 90410 This place has been logged as visited by 34 members. Recently by: melohara, shaunkelly, IainT, Ulsterpooka, Colin Murphy, trostanite, kenmoore, simoburn, Garmin, sandman, cody1, Lucky1, juliewoods, JohnAshton, liz50
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Longitude: -8.632365, Latitude: 54.759961 , Easting: 159340, Northing: 390410 Prominence: 55m,  Isolation: 2.5km
ITM: 559298 890401,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvtFr, 10 char: SlvtyFrWTp
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Sliabh Tuaidh Far W Top is the 634th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sliabh Tuaidh Far W Top in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: The Three Tooeys
 
Easy ascent from east
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  15 Apr 2016
Usually done in conjunction with Slievetooey and Slievetooey West Top. See those for parking and route information.
On a clear day, Far West Top is quite evident - a gently rising hump 2.5km to the west of West Top over a gently undulating plateau. Head directly west from West top summit - it is easy going , firm terrain and you will reach the base of the top after about 40 minutes. The slope increases for the final ascent, but you will only have to climb 50m to reach the top, which is marked by a cairn of sorts, and has wonderful views of the coastline further west.
Return the way you came, but skirting to the south of West Top, cross the col and partially ascend Slievetooey again to point G625 900 A, then descend to the SE until you reach the paved lane at G634 888 B. Time for entire 3-top roundtrip is 4.5 - 5 hours.
Pic from summit shows Slievetooey on right and Slievetooey West Top on left. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/580/comment/5339/
 
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