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Coumfea West Top Mountain Srón Chom Fia A name in Irish
(Ir. Srón Chom Fia [PND*], 'nose of the hollow of the deer') Waterford County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 711m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S28112 09486 This summit has been logged as climbed by 191 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, maike, eoghanm, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, jasonmc, t.jay, Kennyj, PeteBog, PeakPaul, walker26, bbarry2015
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.589219, Latitude: 52.236879 , Easting: 228112, Northing: 109486 Prominence: 16m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 628057 609539,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmfWst, 10 char: CmfWstTp
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Srón Chom Fhiaidh is the form given by Power. Other hills in the same townland (Lyre) are: Cnoc Bán, 'white hill', Cnoc a' Ghirrfhéidh, 'hill of the hare' and Cnoc a' Chrocaire, 'hill of the hangman' (PND).   Coumfea West Top is the 104th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coumfea West Top in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Stilloge Loughs fom the summit
Living on the edge
Short Summary created by jackill,  22 Jan 2011
From the Nire Valley car park(S 277 128 A) , room for 20 cars but note this fills up fast on weekends, walk back down the road towards Ballymacarbery for about 500 meters. You'll come to a gate on your left with a muddy track leading down the slope towards the river.
Cross the river over a makeshift bridge and follow the rising track towards the mountains.
After passing a ruined farmhouse the track leads through a galvanised gate and out across the bog.
The track goes much further than shown on the map and although in places it is indistinct, you can follow it all the way to approximately S28313 11290 B with little difficulty.
Pick your way past Lough Coumstillogemore and Lough Coumstillogebeg heading towards the very steep ascent to Coumfea West Top.
This looks quite tricky from below and certainly as you near the top there is a stretch of 20-30 meters of very exposed almost knife-edge to negotiate,in bad weather I would urge caution .
The summit is unmarked atop a peat hag. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/102/comment/4862/
From the Nire Valley car park lace up the boots a .. by jackill   (Show all for Coumfea West Top)
This was the first hill we took in the circuit of .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Coumfea West Top)
The summit of Coumfea West Top is the highest poi .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Coumfea West Top)
This top is called Coumfea in some accounts. It .. by simon3   (Show all for Coumfea West Top)
I approached Coumfea West Top from the west, head .. by csd   (Show all for Coumfea West Top)
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