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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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Short Summary created by scapania,  17 Oct 2010
Park at the small carpark at the end of the minor road at Tiduff, above Brandon Creek (Q433 124 A) and follow the Dingle Way east, following the old track that served the ill-fated signal tower on the Col between Masatiompan and Piaras Mór.

This track climbs gradually to a shoulder at about 450m, from where a steep drop to the Atlantic far below is revealed. From here follow the boggy path up to the col, where it's well worth locating the ogham stone, then follow the fence up to the left until you reach the summit cairn. Take time to enjoy your perch above the endless blue Atlantic before reluctantly heading back. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/4826/
 
A night on the mountain .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
This is a view of Masatiompan from the SE. I appr .. by padodes   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
This photo is taken descending the NE ridge of Ma .. by padodes   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
There ARE other red markers around Mastiompan; th .. by dbloke   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
Down in Dingle on w/e of Sept 13-14 with great pl .. by brenno   (Show all for Masatiompan)
 
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