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Purple Mountain Area
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,   Summits in area: 6,   Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 For all tops   Highest summit: Purple Mountain, 832m
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Shehy Mountain Mountain Seiche A name in Irish
(Ir. Seiche [TH], ‘a hide or skin’) Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 762m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90178 85706 This summit has been logged as climbed by 179 members. Recently by: marchiggins, bryanmccabe, wjnunan, IainT, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, conormcbandon, Wildrover, Balor, Wilderness, David-Guenot, trekker, JohnAshton, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.013019 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585765,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShhyMn, 10 char: ShhyMntn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Previously Shehy Mor in MV. This name, found on the OSI 1:25,000 map of the Reeks (1991), was the personal creation of J. C. Coleman ('The Mountains of Killarney', p. 30).   Shehy Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Purple Mountain area and the 68th highest in Ireland. Shehy Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Purple Mountain area.

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Number three of the four mountains in the purple .. by Geo   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Not much to add to what is one here already, a ve .. by paulocon   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
This is a short gentle walk from Tomies South/Pur .. by mart   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
The short diversion to Shehy Mor from the Purple- .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy Mountain in area Purple Mountain, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn, with Purple Mt. to the west
 
After Purple, a simple ascent
by Colin Murphy  3 Aug 2014
Did this as part of a Purple-Shehy-Tomies-Purple NE top route, although if you wanted to do it in isolation, a forest track to the north leads to within 2km of the summit. After Purple, I skirted the NE top to approach from the saddle at Point 896 857 A, after which it is a very easy ascent of about 50m over gently rising stony ground. Summit marked by cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/17587/
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Red deer and rhododendrons .. by peter1   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
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