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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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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   (Show all for Faill an tSáis)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Faill an tSáis in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Sas Creek with Masatiompan in background
One of the Wonders of the Kingdom
by ciarraioch  4 Oct 2011
Parked at the Car Park at Brandon Point (Sron Bhroin) i.e. at the very end of the northward road from Brandon village. Followed David Herman's route ('Hill Walkers Kerry') hugging the coast (as opposed to sticking to the high ground). This is a fantastic route through steep and rugged valleys, streams tumbling to meet the sea with the grinding of rocks in the heavy swell far below. Hard going though as one has to gain the height and lose it several times. The Sas is a revelation as one approaches it from this end. The sky was blue with a strong swell from the NW. Masatiompan towered like a volcano over the surf on a desert island. Great rewards indeed! Returned by the official route across the high ground laid out by the Cloghane walking group. Understated as compared with the outward route - the coastal route is much more exciting. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/694/comment/6547/
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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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