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Silvermine Mountains Far E Top Hill For origin of name, see Silvermine Mountains E Top. Tipperary County, in no lists, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 410m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R84599 69278 This place has been logged as visited by 55 members. Recently by: Jamessheerin, melohara, ahogan, hivisibility, mountainmike, Maurice-N, Cobhclimber, peter1, Geo, millsd1, betaburns, eamonoc, jasonmc, Fergalh, frankmc04
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Longitude: -8.228991, Latitude: 52.774649 , Easting: 184599, Northing: 169278 Prominence: 25m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 584549 669315,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv410, 10 char: SlvrmnM410
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

This peak is a short distance E of a pass crossing the Silvermine Mountains, known as the Step.   Silvermine Mountains Far E Top is the 891st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Silvermine Mountains Far E Top in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: View from the south.
 
Trivial ascent, some views, gateway to wooded East of the Silvermines.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  24 May 2013
Park in the carpark at R84440 69415 A (388 mtrs), cross the road and head uphill and east for about 200 meters, the summit is at a track junction. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/785/comment/5544/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Silvermine Mountains Far E Top in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Colour coordinated rubbish.
Rubbish on the ascent.
by simon3  24 May 2013
Discreetly nestled in the forest as you make your way to this top from the Knockanroe Forest Recreation Area is some unattractive dumping. Of course some might see the dumping as an Artistic Statement highlighting man's Despoilation of Nature. Take for example the lugubrious but magnificent armchair. Careful selection of colour, coupled with a sophisticated appreciation of the weathering effect of moss has made this seem to naturally fit but still say something profound about Despoilation.

Seriously though this mess at R8445 6938 B is visible from the parking area and I have reported it to the EPA, who have allocated it reference number 10378. I would be interested to hear from future reports whether this is cleared. I rang the advertised 7 day a week EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) hotline at 1850 365 C 121 not expecting much to happen on an Easter Monday, but no my incipient grumpiness couldn't be justified because my call was answered immediately and efficiently.

May 2013. The armchair seems to have gone though not all the rubbish. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/785/comment/14959/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Silvermine Mountains Far E Top in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Summit of Silvermines Far East Top. Zzzz.
 
csd on Silvermine Mountains Far E Top, 2008
by csd  16 Nov 2008
Although only 200m from the road, the summit doesn't really warrant a longer trip up: any more effort and you'd be feeling cheated! The top is at the junction of two tracks; pretty uninspiring! Better to use it as a starting point for a traverse of the Silvermines ridge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/785/comment/3446/
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Picture: Knockane and Keeper from the summit
Easy walking
by jackill  21 Jan 2012
Cheated you were csd, on a fairly clear snowy day the view towards Knockane and Keeper hill are a good reward for a small effort, even if the immediate surroundings are not all that inspiring. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/785/comment/3638/
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