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Caha Mountains Area , N: Coomnadiha Subarea
Feature count in area: 57, by county: Cork: 32, Kerry: 36, of which 11 are in both Cork and Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88
Highest Place: Hungry Hill 682m

Starting Places (51) in area Caha Mountains:
Ardgroom, Barley Lake North, Bere Island Pier, Caha Pass, Canshanavoe South, Carriganine, Cashelkeelty Stone Circles Carpark, Castletownbere Lifeboat Harbour, Clashduff River Farm, Coolieragh Harbour Road, Coomadayallig Lake Road N, Coomadayallig Lake Road S, Cooryeen Lane, Cummer Lough East Road, Derreenataggart Stone Circle Road, Dromoghty Lough North, Dunboy Wood, Esk Boreen, Eyeries, Fehanah Lane, Garinish Island Pier, Glantrasna Bridge, Glenbeg Lough N, Glengarriff, Glengarriff Nature Reserve CP, Gleninchaquin Waterfall, Gowlaun Lough, Healy Pass, Healy Pass Hairpin, Ilnacullin Car Park, Kenmare Bridge, Knockacullin Lane, Leahill Bog, Leitrim Beg Standing Stone, Lough Inchiquin SE, Magannagan Stream, Molly Gallivan's Visitor Centre, Nora's Cottage, Old Lansdowne School, Owgarriff River Lane, Peg's Shop, Pooleen Wood Car Park, Red Trout Lake, Reenroe Bridge, River Drimminboy Track, Rossmackowen Bridge, Rossmackowen Cemetery, Shronebirrane Farm, Shronebirrane Road, Toberbanaha, Turner's Rock Tunnel

Summits & other features in area Caha Mountains:
Cen: Hungry Hill: Coombane 510m, Derryclancy 554m, Hungry Hill 682m
Cen: Knockowen: Cushnaficulla 594m, Glenkeel Top 417m, Knockastumpa 398m, Knockeirky 577m, Knockeirky South Top 523m, Knockowen 658m, Stookeennalackareha 412m
E: Glengarriff: Derrynafulla SW 375m, Gowlbeg Mountain 362m, Nareera 530m, Nareera North Top 503m, Nareera South-West Top 505m, Shrone Hill 283m, Sugarloaf Mountain 574m, Sugarloaf Mountain Far West Top 560m, Sugarloaf Mountain West Top 565m
N: Coomnadiha: Baurearagh Mountain 489m, Caha Far SE Top 555m, Caha SE Top 585m, Coomnadiha 644m, Coomnalack Top 435m, Cummeenbaun 510m, Droppa 522m, Killane Mountain 537m, Killane Mountain South-West Top 533m, Knockagarrane 414m, Knockreagh 500m
N: Knockeirka: Barraduff Mountain 400m, Killaha Mountain 400m, Knockeirka 426m
N: Knocknagorraveela: Derrysallagh 410m, Feorus East 474m, Knocknagorraveela 507m, Knocknagorraveela NE Top 464m
N: Lauragh: Knockanoughanish 386m, Knockatee 330m
S: Castletownbere: Disert 205m, Knockanallig (Bear Island) 267m
W: Ardgroom: Derryvour Hill 160m
W: Eskatarriff: Coomacloghane 599m, Eskatarriff 600.5m, Eskatarriff East Top 532.7m, Knocknaveacal North Top 509.1m, Knocknaveacal South Top 507.2m, Lackabane 603m, Tooreenbaha 408.7m, Tooreennamna 524m, Tooth Mountain 592m
W: Knocknagree: Knocknagree 586m, Knocknagree East Top 461m, Knocknagree SE Top 442m, Lackawee 572m, Maulin 621m, Maulin North Top 579m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Droppa, 522m Mountain
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, Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Droppa is the 504th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference V83132 58192, OS 1:50k mapsheet 84
Place visited by: 36 members, recently by: maoris, Superterence, Krzysztof_K, osullivanm, markmjcampion, annem, Ulsterpooka, Geo, Colin Murphy, chelman7, Grumbler, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn, eamonoc
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Longitude: -9.693522, Latitude: 51.764417, Easting: 83132, Northing: 58192, Prominence: 24m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 483107 558257
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Droppa, 10 char: Droppa

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Summary for Droppa : Worthy Arderin Beg
Summary created by Onzy 2015-07-21 09:59:55
            MountainViews.ie picture about Droppa
Picture: Summit from the east with the Cummeenbaun ridge behind and to the right
Droppa is a satisfyingly shaped peak well situated in the circuit of hills surrounding the Glantrasna valley, and overlooking Glanrastel to the south.

It will most usually be reached from Cummeenbaun. From Glanrastel, parking at Feh Ln (V80498 57651), over Cummeenbaun to the summit, and from Glantrasna, parking at GlTrasna Bge (V82637 59648), up the ridge to Cummeenbaun and onto Droppa itself.

It can be combined in a number of longer routes, particularly the circuit of Glentrasna, parking at either GlTrasna Bge (V82637 59648) or CrGanine (V80519 60522) allows access to a round taking in Knockreagh, Coomnadiha, Caha (not MV-listed), Droppa and Cummenbaun. In either case an amount of road-walking will be necessary. The entire circuit should take around 6 hours.
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Droppa
Glentrasna circuit without the road walking
by IainT 7 Feb 2019
A slightly shorter version of Onzy's route avoids the road walking and still takes in all the best bits of the Glentrasna circuit. Park by the bridge at GlTrasna Bge (V826 596), cross it and go along the road rightwards to the farm. Just after this turn left on a rougher track until this ends at a fence. About 20m up this is a gap taken by another rough track which zigzags up to end in open moorland. Go up this (bits of sheep path) to the broad saddle south of Derreenataggart, then bear left up steeper but easier ground to the top of Cummeenbaun. The ridge then swings round eastwards over Droppa, with lovely airy views into the glen, before broadening over an unnamed top A (V839 584) (unless this is the elusive "Eagles Nest" and the text has migrated to the next sheet when the modern maps came out?). The view back along to Droppa and Cummeenbaun is terrific, with the best side of Knockowen and the Cummeengeera hills behind.
A bit of a plod with peat hags takes you to Caha (listed by Wall but not on MV) where you can enjoy the intellectual stimulation of trying to work out which peaty hummock is highest. No such problem with the next top, Coomnadiha, which is clearly marked by a trig point (though the irredeemably pedantic might argue that the rock a few metres NE is perhaps slightly higher?). A direct descent west here takes you into a broad open coum, with the advantage of going with the grain of the ground (useful for navigation in mist as well as easier). Most of the going is easy, but you do have to briefly tangle with the tussock grass around the 300m contour. Cross the stream on the right just after this, as a bigger stream comes in from the left soon afterwards, draining from Lough Macoumane and dropping into the coum in some dramatic waterfalls. A small path soon materialises on the north bank of the stream and leads down to a bridge in Glentrasna, where a farm track deposits you right next to your car. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1471/comment/20411/
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