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Comeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82 
Highest place:
Fauscoum, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Fauscoum Mountain Fáschom A name in Irish
(Ir. Fáschom, 'empty hollow') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 792m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31689 10508
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Longitude: -7.53665, Latitude: 52.245833 , Easting: 231689, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631641 610557,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fscm, 10 char: Fauscoum
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Despite being the highest of the Comeraghs, this is a rather unremarkable summit above the spectacular valley of Coumshingaun. The circuit of Coumshingaun comprises the ascent and descent of two dramatic ridges. The cliffs at the back of the valley offer some of the finest rock-climbs in Ireland. The name Fáschom properly refers to the next coom immediately south of Coumshingaun. The name may refer either to its wild nature or to the fact that, unlike many of the cooms which cut into the Comeragh plateau, it has no lake. Knockaunapeebra / Cnocán an Phíopaire is the name of a a lower peak to the SW.   Fauscoum is the highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 48th highest in Ireland. Fauscoum is the second highest point in county Waterford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fauscoum in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coumshingaun on route to Fauscoum
 
Comeragh Hike
by davsheen  2 Jan 2017
View down to Coumshingaun lake on route to Fauscoum highest peak on the Comeragh Plateau in Waterford. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/18774/
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bogtrotter_ie on Fauscoum, 2002
by bogtrotter_ie  22 Oct 2002
Reached Fauscoum on Saturday 12th October leading group in Nire Walking Festival. It was a beautiful day and we had clear views of the Galtees, the Knockmealdowns, Wexford, Waterford. Fauscoum (or 792, as we call it) is pretty featureless in it's own right. It is quite boggy getting in to it and there is just a small cairn to mark the highest point in the whole range. But, on a clear day like that, the views are excellent. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/169/
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walker_hollick on Fauscoum, 2004
by walker_hollick  26 Apr 2004
Did a circuit of Coumshingaun and made a brief detour to Fauscoum. It is about 5-10 minutes walk west from the cliffs south of the corrie. There is a cairn on a hillock just beyond a gravelly
area. Although there is a clear path almost all the way around the corrie there does not seem to be a distinct path towards Fauscoum itself so it could be difficult to find in poor visibility. The terrain although boggy is not as churned up as many parts of the Wicklow mountains are. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/947/
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foleyg on Fauscoum, 2005
by foleyg  8 Jul 2005
View of Lough Coumshingan as you ascend the ridge heading towards Fauscom. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/1784/
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Also via Knockaunapeebra - but slightly different route
by Pepe  8 Jul 2014
Initially took the same route up to Knockaunapeebra as Kernowclimber, but instead of taking the short route up the gully through the big rocky outcrop at the right of the falls, we took a lazier and slightly longer route by keeping the falls on our left for a little bit longer and walking behind and around the outcrop on our way to Knockaunapeebra. From there it's only a short walk to '2597' or Fauscoum as its called here. Then made a bee-line for the head of the falls and back down into the Mahon coum. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/17542/
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partmountaingoat on Fauscoum, 2009
by partmountaingoat  2 Nov 2009
silent bob is rite de highest point in de comeraghs has no name it's just a no. i've been disgusted when i saw it was given de wrong name on the internet Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/4245/
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