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Purple Mountain Area   Cen: Purple Mountain Subarea
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, EW-KNP, EW-R 
Highest place:
Purple Mountain, 832m
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres,

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Shehy Mountain Mountain Seiche A name in Irish (Ir. Seiche [TH], ‘a hide or skin’) Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 762m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90178 85706
Place visited by 227 members. Recently by: johncusack, amgall, Denis-Barry, Patbrdrck, eiremountains, allan, tryfan, Taisce, chelman7, a3642278, nickywood, derekfanning, Deise-Man, glencree, deirdremaryann
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.01301 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585764,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShhyMn, 10 char: ShhyMntn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Previously Shehy Mor in MV. This name, found on the OSI 1:25,000 map of the Reeks (1991), was the personal creation of J. C. Coleman ('The Mountains of Killarney', p. 30).   Shehy Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Purple Mountain area and the 67th highest in Ireland. Shehy Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Purple Mountain area.

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skyehigh on Shehy Mountain, 2005
by skyehigh  21 Aug 2005
The eastern panorama from Shehy Mor, including Lough Leane and Torc Mountain (low, centre) and the high mountain chain from the Mangerton massif (right) to the Paps in the distance. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/1901/
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Peter Walker on Shehy Mountain, 2008
by Peter Walker  17 Apr 2008
An easy diversion from the Tomies-Purple Mtn ridge...if proceeding south, the path contouring Purple's NE top is plainly visible in clear weather. From the gap it's a very easy stroll to the top: as previously noted, the summit provides a closer (and slightly better-balanced, IMHO) view of the lakes than Purple Mtn does. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/3051/
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Geo on Shehy Mountain, 2009
by Geo  9 Feb 2009
Number three of the four mountains in the purple group. We reached it easily from Purple NE Top and it could have been an easy thing to discount it as just another peak bagged. As we reached it, however a keen eye looking skyward twigged what we argued to be a golden eagle. I took a couple of quick pic's but not being a wildlife photographer my results weren't brilliant, but I've attached my best! Can anyone testify to whether it was a golden eagle or were we deluding ourselves. Answers on a postcard... Anyway we dropped down a couple of metres to the southern side of the cairn and found a lovely flat rock bench drenched in sunlight where we could have lunch. While that was being eaten a mountain hare loped by, giving us scarcely a sideways glance. For the final thrilling instalment please tune in to Tomies summit comments as we attempt to bag our fourth 100 today. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/3578/
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Picture: View across Lough Leane to Killarney
 
paulocon on Shehy Mountain, 2010
by paulocon  24 Feb 2010
Not much to add to what is one here already, a very easy walk across from Purple NE Top. Even with the snow cover only light, enough had accumulated on the gap to build up small drifts. Shehy offers contrasting views to the rest of the Purple Range, looking down over Lough Leane and Muckross Lake to the town of Killarney itself. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/4410/
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mart on Shehy Mountain, 2005
by mart  21 Aug 2005
This is a short gentle walk from Tomies South/Purple West. It offers
slightly closer views of Killarney's lakes.
It would also be possible to climb this from Tomies Wood . Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/1893/
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skyehigh on Shehy Mountain, 2005
by skyehigh  21 Aug 2005
The short diversion to Shehy Mor from the Purple-Tomies ridge is well worth while in good conditions, in order to enjoy a closer view of Lough Leane and the mountains to the east. The broad ridge out to Shehy Mountain looks enticing too. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/1900/
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