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Faha Ridge Mountain Na Poirt A name in Irish
(Ir. Na Poirt [TCCD*], 'the fortifications') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 809m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46436 12050 This place has been logged as visited by 195 members. Recently by: Reeks2011, kenma, Dean, timmyc, Hadleigh, millsd1, JohnAshton, liz50, IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, ericjones, t.jay, tommccarthy, davidsloan_1
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Longitude: -10.248757, Latitude: 52.239223 , Easting: 46436, Northing: 112050 Prominence: 44m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 446421 612104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: FhRdg, 10 char: Faha Ridge
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

This is the airy arete located west of Benagh promontory fort. It drops steeply to the south into Com an Chnoic, and even more abruptly to the north into Coimín na gCnámh. Previously Brandon Mtn North East Top in MV.   Faha Ridge is the 36th highest summit in Ireland.

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Careful now Ted! .. by group   (Show all for Faha Ridge)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Faha Ridge in area Brandon Group, Ireland
 
skyehigh on Faha Ridge, 2005
by skyehigh  12 Jun 2005
Proceeding east to west, you descend from the north east top onto a grassy platform but do not need to venture onto the knife edge. You escape through the band of rocks to the right by descending a short chimney, much easier than it looks at first sight. GWPR's photograph (in Brandon Mountain portfolio) was taken near the foot of the chimney, and shows the way forward from there. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/35/comment/1753/
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This photo gives a clearer view of the route down .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Faha Ridge)
 
Faha Ridge (centre of photo) as viewed from th .. by jackill   (Show all for Faha Ridge)
 
Faha proper. .. by sbender   (Show all for Faha Ridge)
 
EAST (Faha) RIDGE route: Grade 1 scramble: techni .. by lewvalton   (Show all for Faha Ridge)
 
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