Hag's Tooth 650m mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Hag's Tooth Mountain Stumpa an tSaimh A name in Irish
also Stumpeenadaff an extra name in English
(Ir. Stumpa an tSaimh [TH], 'stump of the sorrel') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80949 85051
Place visited by 179 members. Recently by: JeanM, Patbrdrck, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Fergalh, eamonoc, sammullangalvin, muddyboots, ilenia, FrankMc1964, melohara, toblereoghan, deandarvill, Dean, jimgraham
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Longitude: -9.734229, Latitude: 52.0052 , Easting: 80949, Northing: 85051 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 480936 585106,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HgsTth, 10 char: Hags Tooth
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The rock is remarkably unstable on the western slopes and boulders can tumble down unexpectedly. Also known as Stumpeenadaff, from Ir. Stuimpín an Daimh [OSNB], 'little pinnacle of the ox'. Previously Stoompeenaduff in MV.   Hag's Tooth is the 199th highest place in Ireland.

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A trip to the Dentist is less frightening .. by group   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
Better known as the 'Hag's Tooth'. Can be approac .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Hag's Tooth)
 
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Picture: Carrauntoohil, oh Brother where are thou and the ridge to Beenkeragh
 
jackill on Hag's Tooth, 2010
by jackill  5 Apr 2010
Some Sundays I get up at 5am to climb a mountain which as you can imagine has caused much debate on my sanity with my wife (who is a mental health nurse, I kid you not!)can you imagine though arriving at Lisleibane at 8am to find cars there before you? madder or closer than me I hope.I approached the Tooth using the standard track to the Heavenly gates/O'Sheas and then ascending the gully mentioned by Conor74, the final scramble to the summit was difficult due to the patches of very slippery wet snow, and you'll need to say hello to a place called vertigo and no wind to stand on the summit(or more probably sit). But you'll probably be alone and on one of the most exciting ridges in Ireland.Of all the approaches to high mountains that I've climbed this challenges the best. I have said this only once before in my MV "career", if you haven't been here before get in the car now and go. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/193/comment/4580/
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