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Sheeffry Hills Area
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 707 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Barrclashcame, 772m
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Barrclashcame Mountain Barr Chlais Céim A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Barr Chlais Céim [PDT], 'top of Clais Céim or the trench
of the step')
Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock

Height: 772m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L84951 69515 This 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.)

Longitude: -9.741179, Latitude: 53.662877 , Easting: 84951, Northing: 269515 Prominence: 707m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 484926 769533,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brclsh, 10 char: Brclshcm
Bedrock type: Mudrock, sandstone, tuff, (Sheeffry Formation)

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.

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This is a photo of Barrclashcame taken from Tievu .. by wicklore   (Show all for Barrclashcame)
 
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Picture: View south from Barrclashcame
 
wicklore on Barrclashcame, 2008
by wicklore  10 Sep 2008
This photo was taken standing at the southwestern end of the Barrclashcame plateau. There is a great view south over Doo Lough, Fin Lough and beyond to Killary Harbour. The lower slopes of Ben Creggan are to the left and the Mweelrea Mountains to the right. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/60/comment/3300/
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Fair dinkum sport! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Barrclashcame)
 
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