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Brandon Group Area
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Masatiompan Mountain Más an Tiompáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Más an Tiompáin [OSI], 'rump of the drum/hump/hollow') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 761.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46535 14547
Place visited by 217 members. Recently by: Maire-Ni, conormcg, jackos, learykid, Aciddrinker, Grumbler, PeakPaul, seanmeehan, GerSomers, murphyman, arderincorbett, Fergalh, jamesmforrest, osullivanm, YoungJohn
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Longitude: -10.248472, Latitude: 52.261663 , Easting: 46535, Northing: 114547 Prominence: 109.08m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 446518 614599,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mstmpn, 10 char: Mstmpn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Pointagare Group)

Tiompán can also mean a deep sheltered cove. Nearby there is such a cove at Sauce Creek.   Más an Tiompáin is the 69th highest place in Ireland. Más an Tiompáin is the second most northerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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Short Summary created by scapania  17 Oct 2010
Park at the small carpark at the end of the minor road at Tiduff, above Brandon Creek (Q433 124 A) and follow the Dingle Way east, following the old track that served the ill-fated signal tower on the Col between Masatiompan and Piaras Mór.

This track climbs gradually to a shoulder at about 450m, from where a steep drop to the Atlantic far below is revealed. From here follow the boggy path up to the col, where it's well worth locating the ogham stone, then follow the fence up to the left until you reach the summit cairn. Take time to enjoy your perch above the endless blue Atlantic before reluctantly heading back. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/4826/
 
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padodes on Más an Tiompáin, 2007
by padodes  17 Jun 2007
This is a view of Masatiompan from the SE. I approached it, starting from the village of Cloghane, by crossing the Faha Ridge at its lower eastern end and heading straight for the mountain across the wide expanse of grassland of Macha an Mhíl. The Dingle Way, coming from Ballycurrane, skirts the steep cliffs visible in the photo, before turning E towards Brandon village and eventually Cloghane. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/2742/
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padodes on Más an Tiompáin, 2007
by padodes  18 Jun 2007
This photo is taken descending the NE ridge of Masatiompan and provides a view of Sauce Creek directly ahead. A straightforward climb from the saddle between Piaras Mór and Masatiompan takes one quickly to the broad top, but this soon narrows to a tight ridge as you descend NE. I have no idea what walk the waymarker is meant to indicate, unless it is simply an extension of the Dingle Way. Perhaps it is just intended as a pointer to the fog-bound, steering them towards the NE ridge and away from the cliffs to each side. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/2743/
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Picture: Masatiompan via NE ridge this way
 
dbloke on Más an Tiompáin, 2008
by dbloke  15 Sep 2008
There ARE other red markers around Mastiompan; there is another one at the bottom of the NE ridge pointing back towards the one at the top. There was a 3rd post about half way down the ridge when I came down it in May 2008 but it had been uprooted. The ridge is the fast (10 mins), steep exciting route back down to the green road and the yellow-marked Dingle Way. It's also where the local wild goats hang out. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/3318/
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brenno on Más an Tiompáin, 2008
by brenno  15 Sep 2008
Down in Dingle on w/e of Sept 13-14 with great plans to do Brandon but changed our minds when weather forecast turned out a real dud - heavy mist mean visibility above 300m would have been down to a few feet. We didn't feel like being the latest statistic for Kerry Miountain Rescue so decided on someething less challenging - following the Dingle Way from Feohanagh to the saddle between Piaras Mor and Mastiompan - up Masatiompan and then back the way we came. For a waymarked route, this is a section as remote as they come and being able to knock off Masatioman was a bonus. Like Padodes, we were a bit mystified by the red marker on the summit pointing NE - as there is no other red market post anywhere else on the Dingle Way - at least on the section W of Masatiompan - but presume it's to direct people towards Sas Creek. On a bad day when most of the Brandon range is shrouded in low cloud, climbing Masatiompan from the western section of the Dingle Way is a pretty good and safer alternative. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/3317/
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GWPR on Más an Tiompáin, 2002
by GWPR  14 Nov 2002
Yes Milo! what a mountain! If you go this far continue north to Sas Creek.You won't be disappointed with the view. Sas means trap so don't descend!
Bran the Sea God lay down along the coast here to protect the inhabitants, one eye at Sas Creek, another at Brandon Bay and Mas A' Tiompain his hip joint. Source: Cloghane and Brandon Walking Guide by C.B.T.. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/66/comment/216/
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