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Eskaheen Mountain 418m,
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Eskaheen Mountain Hill Sliabh Uisce Chaoin A name in Irish
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Pale grey grit with psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 418m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C44086 28669
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: Fergalh, madfrankie, sperrinlad, Apple, sandman, muschi, chalky, Docrallying, cody1, Lucky1, jmcg, mark-rdc, AntrimRambler, Garmin, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -7.310131, Latitude: 55.103319 , Easting: 244086, Northing: 428669 Prominence: 144m,  Isolation: 3.8km
ITM: 644025 928651,   GPS IDs, 6 char: EskhMn, 10 char: EskhnMntn
Bedrock type: Pale grey grit with psammitic schist, (Fahan Grit Formation)

Eskaheen Mountain is the 858th highest place in Ireland.

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Eskaheen? I am only slightly keen! .. by gerrym   (Show all for Eskaheen Mountain) Picture about mountain Eskaheen Mountain in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: The confused top of the hill.
A worthwhile short walk, go and enjoy!
by Harry Goodman  18 Jul 2011
I walked up Eskaheen Mt. on Monday 4 July 2011 during a day spend visting a number of the smaller tops on Inishowen. I parked opposite an old disused quarry entrance at C4298627692 B B and walked up the short track, more or less due N, and then up and around the quarry heading for the ridge and the lower top of Garranbane. When I reached a fence C4323128419 C I turned right and followed it NE in the direction of Eskaheen Mt. Where a fence turned off to the right at a right angle I crossed over and and followed a line of old fence posts making for the high point at C4409028671 D some 1.9 k into the walk. This is a top of great confusion as to just where the highest point lies on the broad peat hummocked moorland top and added to by a jumble of crossing fences. Using a GPS and the mv co-ordinates I found they tended to place me on a lower point than some other contenders for the top. After walking around for some time I concluded that C4449028671 E was as likely a spot as any other but I am sure others who visit the top will have their own opinion. If nothing else it may encourage some mv members to go and see for themselves. In this regard I consider it a very worthwhile short walk. The views are first class across to Scalp Mt to the SW. To the NW I had a fine view across to Slieve Snaght and its satellites of Damph and Slieve Main. From the top I headed down SW to the corner of the forest at C4348128194 F and then continued on down to my starting point C4298627692 B B. To avoid a large marshy patch of ground lower down I suggest it is best to make directly for the old quarry and walk the short distance out by the access path. Back at the car I was approached by a farmer on a tractor asking me if I had been walking on the hill. When I said I had he then asked if there were any other walkers about. Apparently someone had parked a car further along the road but did not pull it off road thus blocking access for his and other farm vehicles! Where I was parked allowed room off road for one car. Total distance walked 4.1k over reasonable ground in an easy one and a half hours. From the parking spot on Grannia's Gap there would appear to be several interesting route possibilities for climbing Scalp Mt. Linkback:
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Flat topped ridge. .. by simon3   (Show all for Eskaheen Mountain)
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