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Torc Mountain Mountain Sliabh Torc A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Torc [OG*], 'mountain of wild boar') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 535m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V95574 83934
Place visited by 351 members. Recently by: Deise-Man, Younghappy, ilenia, Juanita, melohara, strangeweaver, eamonoc, Cathal-Kelly, shaunkelly, elin, Lauranna, hawkeye.john62, muddyboots, Joe_King, amgall
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Longitude: -9.521164, Latitude: 51.998141 , Easting: 95574, Northing: 83934 Prominence: 300m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 495546 583993,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TrcMnt, 10 char: TrcMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The name of Torc Mountain, like Mount Eagle and the Wolf's Step on the Dingle Peninsula, reminds us of a wild animal once common in the forests of Ireland. Wild boar is significant in Celtic mythology, being depicted on Celtic artefacts found in continental Europe, Ireland and Britain. It represents physical strength and heroic fighting skills.   Torc Mountain is the 458th highest place in Ireland. Torc Mountain is the most northerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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View of The Reeks from the Summit of Torc .. by Redtop   (Show all for Torc Mountain)
 
Fine day for a school outing
by three5four0  6 Oct 2011
Climbed Torc Mountain from the top Car Park. It was another wind swept and sodden day with quite impressive heavy down powers thrown in for good measure. As Mrs three5four0 and I looked on, from under our winter waterproofs (it was our summer hols after all!) We watched as a large group of school children walked up the hill in the rain, character building stuff indeed ! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/383/comment/6574/
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On Torc again .. by gfmurphy101   (Show all for Torc Mountain)
 
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