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Sheeffry Hills Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Barrclashcame, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 707 metres,

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Tawny Rower Mountain Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock

Height: 510m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L91891 71393
Place visited by 83 members. Recently by: Michaelmangan, upper, markmjcampion, pcost, justynagru, Ulsterpooka, ColinCallanan, gernee, Haulie, David-Guenot, FrankMc1964, rayw, tommccarthy, IainT, Atlanticstar
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Longitude: -9.636895, Latitude: 53.681223 , Easting: 91891, Northing: 271393 Prominence: 95m,  Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 491864 771410,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TwnyRw, 10 char: TwnyRwr
Bedrock type: Mudrock, sandstone, tuff, (Sheeffry Formation)

Tawny Rower is the 534th highest place in Ireland. Tawny Rower is the most easterly summit and also the second most northerly in the Sheeffry Hills area.

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Easy of access, great of views. .. by group   (Show all for Tawny Rower )
My last stop on the Glenlaur Horseshoe, starting .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Tawny Rower )
Tawny Rower looks ruggedly impressive from the vi .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Tawny Rower ) Picture about mountain Tawny Rower  in area Sheeffry Hills, Ireland
Ascending from Tawnyard.
by gerrym  7 Jul 2012
I parked at a forest entrance above Tawnyard Lough in Glenummera (L912678 D). If intending to do a traverse of the Sheefry Hills east to west this is a short road walk to the start of the climb of Tawny Rower and a 4 mile walk from the descent of Clashcarne at the western end of the Sheefrys.

From the forest entrance follow the road uphill for a short distance before a winding drop down towards Sheefry Bridge. Turn left to follow a very rough track signposted for the Western Way [ note, this route for the WW appears to have been changed in 2012 ] along the bank of the Glenlaur River. Cross the river where the first stream joins on the opposite bank and follow this stream steadily uphill, as the ground levels out stay on the right side as ground is very wet.

Nice views west up into Glenlaur Valley with Tievnabinnia at its head as follow the stream towards the col of Tawny Rower and Tievnabinnia East. Short steeper section as climb to summit area which is quite extensive. The summit is a little rise just above a pool of water and marked by a small cairn with a white stone.

The hill is not much in itself but there are fantastic views - north dominated by Croagh Patrick with Nephin visible behind, south the Partry Mountains are in full view as is Ben Gorm and west Tievnabinnia East dominates with Lough Lugacolliwee below (see Pic). From the top walk west over a minor rise and a short drop down to the col with Tievnabinnia East (see for continuation of traverse). Linkback:
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Western way rerouted East of Sheeffry's .. by Geo   (Show all for Tawny Rower )
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