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Maumfin Hill Mám Fionn A name in Irish
(Ir. Mám Fionn [TR], 'white pass') Galway County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 172m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L64700 58800 This summit has been logged as climbed by 10 members. Recently by: markwallace, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, Oileanach, chalky, taobear, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, shaunkelly, ahendroff
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Longitude: -10.042679, Latitude: 53.561825 , Easting: 64700, Northing: 258800 Prominence: 157m,   Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 464679 758820,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mmfn, 10 char: Maumfin
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Maumfin is properly the name of a townland on the slopes of this hill. Tievegarriff is another townland which extends to the summit and whose name may be connected with this hill.   Maumfin is the 1429th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumfin in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Maumfin summit cairn, with views to Ballinakill Harbour and Twelve Bens beyond
 
Fenced-in summit with good views
by markwallace  30 Mar 2016
Small as this hill is, it has a biggish, well-constructed summit cairn, and has nice views over Ballynakill Harbour, Twelve Bens, and the North Connemara coastline. Mweelrea, Croagh Patrick and Achill also visible on a clear day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1044/comment/18479/
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No access on 27.02.2012
by FilHil  7 Apr 2012
Poor weather prevented me from ascending any hill in west Connemara, even Tully Mountain across the bay: fog, drizzle, low cloud at 150m, however Maumfin looked just possible on the day.

I checked out the single track road running to the north of the hill, however, all metal gates were padlocked. The east contour has many private houses and fields with cattle grazing.

An approach from the south looked a possibility, short but steep, starting from near the graveyard and church ruin. There were no cattle in the field higher up and I was on my own so a quick up & down was what I had in mind. I enquired [for permission to go up through the field] at the farm opposite the church ruin but was bluntly told by a young woman working there not to go through. I checked further west at an area called Cartron, but the gates were padlocked. Reluctantly I called it a day.

If anyone knows of an access route to this otherwise unexciting hill, please publish it here. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1044/comment/6759/
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