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Faill an tSáis Hill (Ir. Faill an tSáis [OSI], 'cliff of the noose') Kerry County, in Carn List, Conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 430.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q49615 14962 This summit has been logged as climbed by 52 members. Recently by: trekker, gerrym, tommccarthy, Wilderness, Peter Walker, gallybander, frankmc04, madfrankie, mountainmike, chalky, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, Zadok, dtlibra, Don2
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Longitude: -10.203582, Latitude: 52.26624 , Easting: 49615, Northing: 114962 Prominence: 106m,   Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 449598 615014,   GPS IDs, 6 char: FlantS, 10 char: FlantSás
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & sandstone, (Glashabeg Conglomerate Formation)

Sauce Creek is derived from Irish sás, 'noose', a name referring to the fact that waves and currents make it very difficult to leave this cove by boat.   Faill an tSáis is the 794th highest summit in Ireland. Faill an tSáis is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the Brandon Group area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Faill an tSáis in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Not much bigger than a sheep
 
dbloke on Faill an tSáis, 2008
by dbloke  18 May 2008
From its northern side you wonder how Faill an tSáis ever made it onto Mountain Views. It seems not much more than a pile of rocks littered with rabbits and their holes. It has a much better profile from the south. It's worth the trip though just to gaze down into the cavern of Sauce Creek. You really wouldn't want to do anything silly here. There's no mobile phone signal at the top, never mind the bottom. At least you'd have the secluded beach to yourself. At least there's a fence - around half of it. The top of Faill an tSáis is featureless with no cairn, although there are a few rocks to perch upon while you have your lunch and admire the view towards Brandon; if it isn't covered in mist. Masatiompan looms above you, but is further away than it appears. The shortest route here is to park at Teer Bridge Q518 138 B and follow the Dingle way along the road which is well signposted. At Q492 146 C there is a sign pointing the path towards Sauce Creek. The more scenic route is to park at Brandon Point Q527 173 D. There is a waymarked trail here up, over and around the cliffs, but it's very undulating. You can cut the corner and take a more direct route but the ground is fairly rough and boggy, with a lot of smaller peaks around to confuse you. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/694/comment/3107/
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