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Purple Mountain Area   Cen: Purple Mountain Subarea
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 
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 223 members. Recently by: eiremountains, allan, tryfan, Taisce, chelman7, a3642278, nickywood, derekfanning, Deise-Man, glencree, deirdremaryann, mh400nt, PrzemekPanczyk, annem, jasonmc
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy Mountain (<i>Seiche</i>) in area Purple Mountain, Ireland
Picture: The reeks from Shehy Mountain top
 
Shehy Mountain from Tomies Wood
by chelman7  13 Apr 2022
The new car park at the start of Tomies Wood allows a route to Shehy Mountain different to the usual approach from Purple Mountain. Tough and steep in parts, this is more than compensated for by the fabulous views on all sides. See track 4655 for the route we took. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/23481/
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