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Coombane Mountain An Com Bán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Com Bán [OSI], 'the white hollow') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 610m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q56772 09193
Place visited by 78 members. Recently by: wicklore, ilenia, eamonoc, dodser, omurchu, Jamessheerin, odonovansf, Bunsen7, IainT, Martinpeak, Cobhclimber, tommccarthy, gallybander, ahogan, Colin Murphy
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Longitude: -10.09635, Latitude: 52.216332 , Easting: 56772, Northing: 109193 Prominence: 42m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 456755 609246,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmbn, 10 char: Coombane
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Marked as 'Coombane' on the 6 map. The name refers originally to a hollow in the upper reaches of Kilcummin Beg townland. Previously Coumbaun in MV.   Coombane is the 252nd highest place in Ireland. Coombane is the second most northerly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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Lost among giants .. by group   (Show all for Coombane)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coombane in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Looking Back at Coombane from Beenatoor
 
Part of a lovely loop
by ahogan  3 Dec 2015
This can be picked off as part of a clockwise loop from the northern side taking in Stradbally, Beenoskee and Beenatoor also. See track 3158 for a detailed description. Coombane is the final summit visited so I've only included directions back to the road in this post.

The summit itself is relatively flat on top but there is a steep drop to the northern side so take care to locate the ridge (quite a well defined grassy track) running northeast and descend (keeping the steep drop on your left) until it is possible to drop off the ridge and into the valley below to the north. You will need to cross a small stream, before picking up the pathway Q5689 1041 A (initially grassy, then becoming more stony) which leads back to the road at Q5657 1171 B. Ideally, have a second car here to avoid a 4k trek back along the road to the start point. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/254/comment/18399/
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On the way to better things... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Coombane)
 
Worth a quick detour on a clear day .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Coombane)
 
I don't normally do requests, but while coming al .. by jackill   (Show all for Coombane)
 
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