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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
Place visited by 843 members. Recently by: Fiola, FinnR, FrankMc1964, jgfitz, sadhbh201, PaulaMc, scottwalker, JimMc, Lucky1, Matrim, leader1, Younghappy, BigBear, Bunsen7, patmoran
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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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Coming from Carrauntoohil onto the ridge for Cahe .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Caher)
 
Here's a view north west from under 983 showing t .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Caher)
 
Did the Coomloughra circuit in a bit of a hurry o .. by mikek   (Show all for Caher)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caher in area MacGillycuddy
 
BertGielen on Caher, 2004
by BertGielen  6 Nov 2004
Here is a recepy for climbing Carrauntoohil away from the crowds but still in a technically easy way. I took this route just for combining the climb to the highest summit of Ireland with the Kerry Way.
The route follows the whole 4 km stretch of the SW ridge of Caher. The beginning of the ridge is on the track of the Kerry Way and is reached from lough Acoose or from Maghanlawaun.
A wet, boggy part is avoided by descending slightly into the S-side of the ridge (Maghanlawaun-side) and by taking a green gully. On the top of this gully, take a vague path to the left and follow the crest of the ridge (some easy scrambling) (see picture).
The rest of the ridge, up to the summit of rigde is broad, grassy, with two flat sections (the second flat section is point 822 Curraghmore). I took a vague path in the SE-side of Curraghmore, offering some splendid views on Lake Curraghmore and Black Valley and on the steep S-walls of Caher and Carrauntoohill. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/1303/
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Curraghmore Lake from the start of the Caher Ridg .. by ned hennigan   (Show all for Caher)
 
From the col below Caher West Top (see for first .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Caher)
 
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