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Hag's Tooth Mountain Stumpa an tSaimh A name in Irish
also Stumpeenadaff an extra name in English
(Ir. Stumpa an tSaimh [TH], 'stump of the sorrel') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80949 85051 This place has been logged as visited by 164 members. Recently by: peter1, Podgemus, Lauranna, timmyc, discodes, gwyniemac, theredyin, IainT, jacek22m, patphelan, johnballinger, ericjones, Martinpeak, conormcbandon, t.jay
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Longitude: -9.734229, Latitude: 52.0052 , Easting: 80949, Northing: 85051 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 480936 585106,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HgsTth, 10 char: Hags Tooth
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The rock is remarkably unstable on the western slopes and boulders can tumble down unexpectedly. Also known as Stumpeenadaff, from Ir. Stuimpín an Daimh [OSNB], 'little pinnacle of the ox'. Previously Stoompeenaduff in MV.   Hag's Tooth is the 192nd highest summit in Ireland.

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A trip to the Dentist is less frightening .. by group   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
Better known as the 'Hag's Tooth'. Can be approac .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
After climbing Knockbrinnea we descended to the H .. by murphysw   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
Above the clouds .. by MickC   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
Scramblers heaven
by IainT  22 Dec 2016
The direct route up Stumpa an tSaimh and its obvious continuation up the East Ridge of Beenkeragh gives you around 600m of rock, mostly fairly continuous, mostly solid and with great friction. Start just above where the Heavenly Gates path clambers up a little rock step and head right up typical Kerry slabs and shelves with lots of options to a bigger grass shelf below the peak proper. Get onto slabs left of centre and go up right via a little chimney to the skyline, then try to keep to it. Most of it is Grade 2 scrambling, although very airy in places, but there are a couple of harder bits. Memorable are a committing move up left (jammed runner when I was there) and a slightly leaning prow, which has good jugs a little to its left (above a huge drop, falling doesn't bear thinking about). Above this things get easier, but the ridge gets even narrower and quite Alpine feeling. The summit of Stumpa an tSaimh itself is tiny, a spectacular spot. Descent is easiest by going back down a few feet, then using ledges on the north side. There's a lovely sharp slabby arete a bit further on with a steep descent at the far end, easier than it looks but easily avoided on the right. After the col the East Ridge of Beenkeragh is a fun dessert, with lots of optional craglets and pinnacles, gradually easing towards the summit. Then you've still got the Beenkeragh to Corran Tuathail ridge to come, more joy! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/193/comment/18730/
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