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Brandon Group Area   N: Brandon Ridge North Subarea
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
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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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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Masatiompan (<i>Más an Tiompáin</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Masatiompan from the NE ridge
Remote, coastal peak with conical summit and superb views.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, scapania  28 Nov 2020
Masatiompan is the most northerly peak on the splendid ridge that runs north from the Conor Pass. A close neighbour of Mt. Brandon it is surrounded by cliffs and v steep ground on its N flanks.
W. Park in Tiduff (Q43300 12496 A) and take the Dingle Way east, following the old track to 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. Continue to the col with its ogham stone, thengo left following a fence to the summit cairn. Allow 3.5 hrs+ for this 8.5k return with 650m ascent.
W. It's also possible to start at Brandon Creek Q42305 12028 B and hug the coast on a narrow trail above spectacular cliffs to Beennaman before heading up M's steep western spur. 2.5 hrs to summit.
E. Park carefully at the end of the R550 near Q52621 17262 C. From here cross a stile and follow a track that will carry you past Bookeen's southern col and on up past Faill an tSáis before joining the Dingle Way at Q49132 14544 D. Follow the DW vaguely west until you reach the col at Q46484 14118 E and then walk north for 500m to the summit. 3hrs+ to summit
A more scenic, rugged and undulating route that stays closer to the coastline can be started at the same point and skirts the north of Bookeen before joining the previous route at Q49753 15632 F.
The Dingle Way route can also be accessed by starting in the village of Brandon or by parking at Q50825 14584 G
Tracks include track/3916 and track/3650 Linkback:
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