Caher 1000m mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 887 members. Recently by: Aciddrinker, kieran.ruby, Dee68, conorb, Grumbler, Iamcan, ShayGlynn, schwann10, MountainHunter, philmchale, learykid, John.geary, msammon, nioclas, leonardt
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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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Last stop on the circuit of Coumloughra (or first .. by csd   (Show all for Caher)
 
Coumloughra Horseshoe .. by frank12345   (Show all for Caher)
 
One of the truly relentless slogs, but a very ple .. by nohoval_turrets   (Show all for Caher)
 
On the way back from Carrountoohill, Caher ahead .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Caher)
 
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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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With the sun going down and the clouds passing by .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Caher)
 
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