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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Seefin Mountain W Top Mountain Suí Finn A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Suí Finn [PDT], 'Fionn's seat') Limerick County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 528m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R64454 18070 This summit has been logged as climbed by 140 members. Recently by: jasonmc, Lauranna, bryanmccabe, mountainmike, t.jay, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Jamessheerin, FinbarrC, Wildrover, dmc, eamonoc, comsean
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Longitude: -8.521943, Latitude: 52.313581 , Easting: 164454, Northing: 118070 Prominence: 383m,   Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 564411 618122,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SfnMnt, 10 char: SfnMntnWTp
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The association with Fionn Mac Cumhaill is reinforced by the fact that Seefin Mountain overlooks a valley named after his son: Glenosheen (Ir. Gleann Oisín, 'valley of Oisín').   Seefin Mountain W Top is the highest mountain in the Ballyhoura Mountains area and the 477th highest in Ireland.

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Bog and rough ground. .. by group   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
A wet day to start (it eventually cleared up) but .. by jackill   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
As I don't live very far away from the Ballyhoura .. by s mc auliffe   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
Take the road from Ardpatrick to Glenosheen and a .. by beckett   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Seefin Mountain W Top in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit of Seefin on the Ballyhoura mtns
 
john_desmond on Seefin Mountain W Top, 2005
by john_desmond  10 Apr 2005
Seefin at 528 mtrs is the highest peak in the Ballyhoura mtns. There are 2 main ways to get to it, either from the rough road to the West or the public road to the East. The start of the walk from the East is at R 662 168 (Space for 2-3 cars). Pretty easy walk on a good path, can be a bit wet below the summit though. On the western route, you can drive up but it looks a bit rough for an ordinary car. Its probably better to leave the car back on the public road and walk up. The picture shows the summit, just a trig point with nothing else. Very nice views all around and the Galtees look stunning from here. If you can, try it on a sunny day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/397/comment/1639/
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You can leave the compass in the rucksack when yo .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
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