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Masatiompan Mountain Más an Tiompáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Más an Tiompáin [OSI], 'rump of the drum/hump/hollow') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 761.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46535 14547 This place has been logged as visited by 189 members. Recently by: jgdarcy, PaulNolan, Buny Clare, oakesave, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, Polarstern, eamonoc, Juanita, marymac, timmyc, Mushhaze, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, millsd1
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Longitude: -10.248472, Latitude: 52.261663 , Easting: 46535, Northing: 114547 Prominence: 109.08m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 446518 614599,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mstmpn, 10 char: Mstmpn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Pointagare Group)

Tiompán can also mean a deep sheltered cove. Nearby there is such a cove at Sauce Creek.   Masatiompan is the 69th highest place in Ireland. Masatiompan is the second most northerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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This is a view of Masatiompan from the SE. I appr .. by padodes   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
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There ARE other red markers around Mastiompan; th .. by dbloke   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
brenno on Masatiompan, 2008
by brenno  15 Sep 2008
Down in Dingle on w/e of Sept 13-14 with great plans to do Brandon but changed our minds when weather forecast turned out a real dud - heavy mist mean visibility above 300m would have been down to a few feet. We didn't feel like being the latest statistic for Kerry Miountain Rescue so decided on someething less challenging - following the Dingle Way from Feohanagh to the saddle between Piaras Mor and Mastiompan - up Masatiompan and then back the way we came. For a waymarked route, this is a section as remote as they come and being able to knock off Masatioman was a bonus. Like Padodes, we were a bit mystified by the red marker on the summit pointing NE - as there is no other red market post anywhere else on the Dingle Way - at least on the section W of Masatiompan - but presume it's to direct people towards Sas Creek. On a bad day when most of the Brandon range is shrouded in low cloud, climbing Masatiompan from the western section of the Dingle Way is a pretty good and safer alternative. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/3317/
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