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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
Place visited by 375 members. Recently by: Chance, freilandtone, JimMc, reespdr, David-Guenot, Bunsen7, breathp, GerLeahy, PaulNolan, Bissboy, Bodek311, markwallace, oakesave, sammullangalvin, DeltaP
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Longitude: -7.536796, Latitude: 52.245869 , Easting: 231689, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631631 610561,   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 highest point in county Waterford.

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Comeragh Hike .. by davsheen   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Reached Fauscoum on Saturday 12th October leading .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
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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View of Lough Coumshingan as you ascend the ridg .. by foleyg   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Also via Knockaunapeebra - but slightly different .. by Pepe   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
silent bob is rite de highest point in de comerag .. by partmountaingoat   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
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