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Truskmore Mountain Trosc Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Trosc Mór [OSI], 'big [obscure element]') County Highpoint of Sligo in Connacht Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 647m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G75899 47348
Place visited by 365 members. Recently by: DonegalHiker, Paddym99, ochils_trekker, garybuz, Hjonna, sfoley, dregish, doogleman, conororourke, dunphymgt, livelife2thefull, eoghancarton, Andy1287, cduddy, Grumbler
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Longitude: -8.371608, Latitude: 54.374217 , Easting: 175899, Northing: 347348 Prominence: 560m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 575855 847349,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trskmr, 10 char: Truskmore
Bedrock type: Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone, (Glenade Sandstone Formation)

Truskmore is the highest mountain in the Dartry Mountains area and the 206th highest in Ireland. Truskmore is the highest point in county Sligo.

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First of a blitz of CHP's for the weekend .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Some years ago there were two TV transmission mas .. by simon3   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Eagles eye on Gortnagarn Face .. by swoop   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
Question .. by Eamonn96   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Truskmore in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: CHP 1 - Sligo
 
County High Point 2018 - Sligo
by doogleman  12 Feb 2020
Climbed 14-04-18 as part of 32 County High Point Challenge in aid of SLMRT.
This was the start of my challenge and a place I am familiar with as a Telecoms Engineer. This time however, I had to leave the vehicle at the access gate and walk up!
The access to the Sligo Cairn is very straight forward, as you simply follow the RTE road all the way to the top. When you reach the end of the road and the mast and buildings are in front of you, head to the left of the main tower compound, between it and the smaller ESB tower compound on the left.
The trig marker is approximately 50m past the end of the ESB tower compound, slightly to the left and easily identifiable.
Views from this point are mainly only to the North West, as the surrounding hills and topology obscure long-distance viewing. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/201/comment/20750/
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Dartry delight ! .. by DonieG   (Show all for Truskmore)
 
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