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Stoompa Mountain Stumpa A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Stumpa [PDT], 'stump') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 705m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W00648 81782 This place has been logged as visited by 198 members. Recently by: bandre, oakesave, Juanita, hawklord, jimgraham, Wildrover, ilenia, Wilderness, sammullangalvin, odonovansf, Dean, timmyc, Lauranna, Hadleigh, bryanmccabe
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Longitude: -9.446618, Latitude: 51.979784 , Easting: 100648, Northing: 81782 Prominence: 90m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 500624 581847,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Stompa, 10 char: Stoompa
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This outlier of Mangerton overlooks Lough Guitane.   Stoompa is the third highest mountain in the Mangerton area and the 107th highest in Ireland.

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I noted Jackill's comment (in his excellent accou .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Stoompa)
 
I walked around the top of Glennagappul from the .. by mart   (Show all for Stoompa)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Stoompa in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Lough Garagarry and Stoompa
 
Geo on Stoompa, 2009
by Geo  9 Feb 2009
On Friday 6th February, cold and crisp, with a brisk wind at our backs, 5 of us took on the Mangerton walk as described by beckett elsewhere on this site. We parked at the concrete bridge (just enough space for 3 or 4 cars perhaps, and went up the bridle path as described by beckett. Having decided to follow the clockwise circuit we head east at V984 837 A where we could see the tail of Lough Garagarry. The small stream exiting the Lough was relatively easily forded and we took a breather and a good look at the ridge ahead up to Stoompa. The ridge itself wasn't too difficult, as we plodded through light snow to where the ridge met the mountain proper and the hard work was to begin. At this point we saw a snow shower approaching fast at our backs from Killarney and with our attire suitably adjusted we took on the steep incline. Very quickly the visibily went down to a few metres but we made it to the summit without incident, the shower finishing and only the mist to spoil what is probably a lovely view from the summit cairn. See Mangerton comments for the next instalment! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/105/comment/3573/
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Here is a picture of Stoompa's summit cairn with .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Stoompa)
 
Wonderful summit and breathtaking scenery .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Stoompa)
 
NIce Hike with great Views .. by marzka   (Show all for Stoompa)
 
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