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Caher Mountain Cathair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair [OSI 1:25,000], 'stone fort') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1000m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79261 83891
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Longitude: -9.758549, Latitude: 51.994449 , Easting: 79261, Northing: 83891 Prominence: 99.76m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 479237 583950,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Caher, 10 char: Caher
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

According to Ó Cíobháin, this mountain is also known as Cathair na Féinne, 'stone fort of the Fianna'.   Caher is the third highest mountain in Ireland. Caher is the third highest point in county Kerry.

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csd on Caher, 2003
by csd  20 May 2003
Last stop on the circuit of Coumloughra (or first, depending which direction you go) is Caher. There are three tops to Caher, and in the mist it's quite easy to miss one of them if you're not paying attention! Also, be careful on your way up from the Carrauntoohil side - the path takes you quite close to the cliff edge. The picture shows the three peaks shrouded in mist, taken from near the summit of Carrauntoohil. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/509/
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frank12345 on Caher, 2009
by frank12345  13 Apr 2009
Coumloughra Horseshoe Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/3713/
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nohoval_turrets on Caher, 2002
by nohoval_turrets  21 Oct 2002
One of the truly relentless slogs, but a very pleasing climb. Once up Caher, Carrauntoohil is easy. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/157/
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Picture: Caher coming from Carrountoohill
 
Buny Clare on Caher, 2006
by Buny Clare  5 Feb 2006
On the way back from Carrountoohill, Caher ahead to climb, if you are uneasy about heights do not look to the right. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/2177/
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Picture: ascending caher via carrauntoohil
scannerman on Caher, 2009
by scannerman  26 Sep 2009
Climbed caher last sunday 2oth sep on route to carrauntoohil from coomloughra glen and the hydro road-(the steep incline at the start a great warm up) .Our intention was to do the horseshoe but heavy cloud decencended once we reached carrauntoohil summit so we thought it prudent not to attempt the beenkeragh ridge. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/4139/
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josvanderlinden on Caher, 2009
by josvanderlinden  1 Nov 2009
With the sun going down and the clouds passing by, this is looking very dramatic. On our way to Caher on the 25th of November, with less sunlight left due to the wintertime change. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/4243/
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