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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 51 members. Recently by: gerrym, tommccarthy, Wilderness, Peter Walker, gallybander, frankmc04, madfrankie, mountainmike, chalky, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, Zadok, dtlibra, Don2, wwwalker
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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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Rum and petrol .. by group   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
 
It's possible to park more or less at the start o .. by simon3   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
 
Nice hike to Sais Creek
by tommyhogan  23 Mar 2011
Climbed to Sais/Sass Creek viewpoint on 22/03/11. Parked in Brandon village & seems to be a new looped walk from the pier to the top of Brandon head, across to Sais & back down via a bog road via the Dingle way. Road & trail generally in very good condition with only 1 or 2 wet patches but it had been dry for days so that would be a big benefit. Excellent views across Brandon & also options to press on from there towards Brandon itself but you'd need a lot more than the 3 hours approx we had.
Also note that the new trail is not marked on any maps including the OS Brandon map, & no info boards anywhere to suggest how long it is so must be new enough. Very well marked once you start though & easy to follow even on the open hill-top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/694/comment/6283/
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One of the Wonders of the Kingdom .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
 
Landslide at Sauce Creek .. by aidand   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
 
From its northern side you wonder how Faill an tS .. by dbloke   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
 
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