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BarrclashcameMountainBarr Chlais Céim A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Barr Chlais Céim [PDT], 'top of Clais Céim or the trench of the step')MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock
Height:772mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L84951 69515This summit has been logged as climbed by 134 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, carbar, Geansai, ericjones, Aciddrinker, markmjcampion, Garmin, david bourke, gernee, Peter Walker, mountainmike, Fergalh, eamonoc, Onzy I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Clashcame is a townland name, interpreted by John O'Donovan as Clais Céim, 'trench of the step'. This seems to relate to the name Cuscamecurragh, which on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) refers to part of the high ridge of the Sheeffry Hills (see Tievummera). Clashcame is situated at the western foot of this ridge. Barrclashcame is the top part of the townland. Previously Clashcame in MV. Walks: for a route along the main E-W ridge of the Sheeffry Hills, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 62-63.
Barrclashcame is the highest mountain in the Sheeffry Hills area and the 61st highest in Ireland. Barrclashcame is the second most westerly summit in the Sheeffry Hills area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/60/