Caher West Top 973.4m mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Caher West Top Mountain For origin of name, see Caher. Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 973.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V78990 84004
Place visited by 703 members. Recently by: flynnke, Iamcan, ShayGlynn, MountainHunter, learykid, msammon, leonardt, TipsyDempy, eugeneryan959, KevinRoche, itshimkeith, mlmoroneybb, eoeguides, johnmctighe, Roswayman
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Longitude: -9.762521, Latitude: 51.995414 , Easting: 78991, Northing: 84005 Prominence: 24.05m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 478967 584064,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChrWst, 10 char: ChrWstTp
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Caher has three distinct tops, though only two have sufficient prominence to be listed here.   Caher West Top is the 5th highest place in Ireland.

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First Top on the way to Ireland's Highest .. by group   (Show all for Caher West Top)
 
Started this anti-clockwise Coumloughra Horseshoe .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Caher West Top)
 
DickyDonut (30/07/03 21:20): We climbed to the we .. by DickyDonut   (Show all for Caher West Top)
 
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denisdeasy on Caher West Top, 2003
by denisdeasy  18 Sep 2003
Descending from here on the last leg of the Coomloughra hoseshoe, or the Reeks ridge walk, is undeniably a real slog - we did spot this spectacular folding feature, though ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/5/comment/659/
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Caher's west top is the last peak on the right of .. by csd   (Show all for Caher West Top)
 
The Hydro Road Route .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Caher West Top)
 
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