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Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann Mountain also Stuaic Bharr na hAbhann an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann [OSI 1:25,000*] , 'stump of the top of
the river')
Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 852.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79714 85810
Place visited by 264 members. Recently by: patmoran, PaulNolan, jgdarcy, Owenloughrey, ColinCallanan, DeltaP, ilenia, Golly, Lauranna, sammullangalvin, tagoona, Onzy, AJB1971, Cathal-Kelly, Aidy
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Longitude: -9.752629, Latitude: 52.011787 , Easting: 79714, Northing: 85810 Prominence: 23.3m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 479690 585869,   GPS IDs, 6 char: StmpBh, 10 char: StmpBhrnhA
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Also known as Stuaic Bharr na hAbhann (TH).   Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann is the 17th highest place in Ireland.

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Bleck Cra on Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann, 2004
by Bleck Cra  18 Aug 2004
Stumpa Barr na hAbhann - who? And thus a pleasure to bring a sunny smile to this strange girl's face when I alighted on her shoulder. 20 years ago, I enquired at the Climber's Inn in Glencar if anyone went up “there” - being the Reeks and was told with inevitable Kerry sarcasm that some did but not all returned. And so last week on the pretext of Puck, I encouraged Girl Friday to the Peninsula. When she was still suffering from being Girl Tuesday Night, I slunk off for a look. Conditions were Kerry Grade 7; access other than the main Toohil track was unclear and time was (more Puck pressing) of the essence - so the nearest at a 4pm kick-off into black, unknown territory was good.
Enter Stumpa. Soaked to the skin getting the gear on; access from Lough a Chuis; venture into half tracks, sheep runs, heather and impenetrable contours. An awkward pull up to her calf, meet the Toohil “motorway” at a concrete-plugged waterfall and a tough ascent into shattered sedimentary bits. Hello - clear skies and scorchio heat. The summit is reached, then reached, then reached again. For the Reek virgin, the panorama of the choire from Her Stumpiness is only mindblowing. The ridge is magnificent at every point, some of which are positively scary.
A fist of impenetrable blackness sat behind the Carn and slowly opening fingers, reached out to me - home James. Given the griplessness threatening the access route, I descended over her brow instead. More heather, more outcrops, but dry. Back at the car and Fingers the Fog Finagler opened his rain-filled palm and re-drenched me in an instant.
I’ll be back to do the ridge, when it’s cool, clear, cloud-free and grippy. Must put that in the diary for another 20 years. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/1096/
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Picture: Next stop - Beenkeragh
 
Another One Done On The Coomloughra Horseshoe
by Aidy  27 Dec 2016
Third summit as I tried to make my way around the Coomloughra Horseshoe, and apart from a steep pull up Cnoc Iochtair, and unbelievably strong winds, it was fairly easy going from summit to summit so far with little ascent and descent between them. I didn't think I'd be able to complete the walk due to the wind, but felt sure I could get to the top fo Beenkeragh at least. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/18737/
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Picture: 'Stumpa' (right) from Caher West Top spur
eflanaga on Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann, 2006
by eflanaga  18 Jul 2006
From Knockbrinnea West Top IV 80778 85815 A I made for the ridge between Beenkeeragh and my target keeping as much height as possible by making for an area on the map named as Glóras IV 80239 85603 B. This stretch is again over fairly grassy ground a respite from the rocky conditions present for most of the Coumloughra Horseshoe, although as you near the top of the ridge the ground does become rockier. From the top of the ridge there is a short climb over rocky ground to Stuaic’s summit IV 79631 85858 C. The views are again excellent none more so than down into the coum and across to the Caher’s and the ridge running towards Carrauntoohill. Here I could make out three walkers ready to make their ascent on the highest peak. The precipitous nature of the walls of the coum were readily apparent from this vantage point. The end of the ‘climbing’ part of the walk is clear to the NW and west to Skregmore and Cnoc Iochtair respectively. Two more drops and two climbs would bring me to the final summit of the day. (See Skregmore for next stage) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/2435/
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milo on Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann, 2002
by milo  29 Jul 2002
I doubt anyone ever climbed this except as a waypoint to Beenkeeragh. Skregmore is a better vantage point for viewing Coomloughra. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/44/
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walker_hollick on Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann, 2005
by walker_hollick  19 Jun 2005
This is another one where the height appears on OS 78 but the name is absent. In fact I thought
this was Skregmore when I climbed it as it is higher than point 848. Anyway the view from the
top today was magnificent, and there was no particular difficulty in climbing it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/1774/
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josvanderlinden on Stumpa Bharr na hAbhann, 2009
by josvanderlinden  1 Nov 2009
View towards the Beenkeeragh. Bogs and grass that is very welkcome after a 'rocky' hike on the ridge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/18/comment/4240/
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