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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 177 members. Recently by: wjnunan, IainT, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, conormcbandon, Wildrover, Balor, Wilderness, David-Guenot, trekker, JohnAshton, PeakPaul, peter1, Anavinet
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.01301 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585764,   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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Fabulous views .. by group   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
pkenneally on Shehy Mountain, 2008
by pkenneally  16 Nov 2008
Two of us did a walk up Shehy on the 15 Nov 08. We started at point 895903 A and walked in the path to Tomies Wood took the left fork crossed the stream over the new bridge, 500mts after the bridge veer off the path and head south to the high point 571. This is a steep enough climb over gorse with no defined path. On reaching the high point the view of Lough Leane and Killanney Town is execllent. From here it is a short walk to the summit of Shehy. From here there are two options one is to head for Tomies and keep heading north till you come to a road at point 895897 B follow this road for 300mts then turn right on a path at the end of this path turn left and you are back at the starting point. Option two which is what we did was to reverse the walk. This was very steep and wet so we sliped several times on the way down. we then followed the path around and stopped off at O'Sullivans Cascade which is well worth seeing, ( falls are as good as Torc waterfall) we walked bact to our car with a local man who told not many people do Shehy the way we did it and having done it this time I do not think I would do it from Tomies Wood side again. But I would recomend anybody doing Tomies / Purple they should take some time and cross over to Shehy as the view ie worth the effort. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/3443/
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Twice as many people have logged Purple and Tomie .. by dbloke   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
Tough Descent .. by droginexile   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
The eastern panorama from Shehy Mor, including Lo .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
An easy diversion from the Tomies-Purple Mtn ridg .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
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