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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
Short Summary created by jackill, aidand,  25 Sep 2012
This is normally climbed as an add on to Beenoskee and Stradbally. To climb it on its own park at Lough Annascaul and follow the roadway up past the lake until it peters out in the bog above. A northerly walk across rather wet ground will bring you to the col between Beenoskee and Coumbaun. It is then an easy pull up grassy Coumbaun, though there is a fence to cross. The summit is featureless. Allow 2 - 3 hours for the return trip. In another setting this would be a fine hill, but Coumbaun is over shadowed by its impressive neighbours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/254/comment/5014/
 
Part of a lovely loop .. by ahogan   (Show all for Coombane)
 
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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