Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Y Glog [Draws Drum]: Tusocky grass to cross and than onto ridge

Ffrwd Ergyr SW Top: Long tusocky grass treverse around lakes to summit

Cefn Chwarelmelyn: Long trek to summit near lakes

Cefn Croes: The steep and difficult ascent from the valley

Bryn Llychese [Banc Nant-rhys]: Short trek to summit from track

Banc Dolwen: Short trek to summit from track

Cefn Croes: Long trek and a river crfossing to get to summit

Y Glog SW Top: Short climb to summit from track

Gummer's How: Short trek to summit

Gummer's How: Great views of the lake

Grassgarth Heights: Short trek to summit

Black Combe South Top: False summit marked by cairn

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Partry & Joyce Area   Cen: Maumtrasna Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, CBE, MSW 
Highest place:
Maumtrasna, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 607 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Maumtrasna North-East Top Mountain Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh) A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Mám Trasna / Maumtrasna. Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Irish Best Hundred List, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 572m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L98763 65873
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, Wes, peter1, Fergalh, Haulie, barrymayo, paulbrown, simon3, Onzy, chalky, melohara, Lauranna, Wilderness, bryanmccabe, tphase
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.531138, Latitude: 53.633023 , Easting: 98763, Northing: 265873 Prominence: 14m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 498735 765892,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MmtrNr, 10 char: MmtrsnNrth
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh) is the 357th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1418/
COMMENTS for Maumtrasna North-East Top (Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh)) 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumtrasna North-East Top (<i>Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh)</i>) in area Partry & Joyce, Ireland
Picture: Summit area with cliff.
 
Ridge bump with extreme cliff.
Short Summary created by simon3, bryanmccabe  10 Aug 2018
Maumtrasna NE top, approximately 2km NE of Maumtrasna, is worth a visit in its own right. The most direct access is via the steep ridge up to nearby spot height 542. One possible starting point is near the bridge at M031643 A, follow the road in the direction of Loch na Deirce Bige (Lough Dirkbeg). The road deteriorates into a series of rocky access tracks to former turf banks. Find one that brings you as close to the base of the ridge as possible, before branching off and ascending steeply. Or, instead of ascending steeply, head to the north side of the ridge on a mostly grassy slope. Continue on this until the cliffs on the north side of the ridge peter out and then head for the summit,

Maumtrasna NE top can be included as part of a long circuit taking in Barnahowna, with fabulous views of Lough Glenawough en route. The wooded hillside on the north side of Abhainn Bhrain and views of Lough Mask to the east are also noteworthy. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1418/comment/18046/
 
Fun descent at the end of a fine circuit. .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Maumtrasna North-East Top (Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh)))
 
Small top, big drop. .. by simon3   (Show all for Maumtrasna North-East Top (Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh)))
 
(End of comment section for Maumtrasna North-East Top (Mám Trasna (mullach thoir thuaidh)).)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007