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Nephin Beg S Top Hill For origin of name, see Nephin Beg. Mayo County, in Carn List, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 410m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: F93526 08250
Place visited by 57 members. Recently by: Fergalh, abcd, ilenia, Lauranna, eamonoc, markwallace, jlk, FrankMc1964, chalky, tsheehy, johnstna, Onzy, dodser, Cobhclimber, sandilandsn
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Longitude: -9.624933, Latitude: 54.012556 , Easting: 93526, Northing: 308250 Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 493499 808259,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Nph410, 10 char: NphnBgSTp
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

Nephin Beg S Top is the 894th highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: Walkers on the S Top making for Nephin Beg
 
A way to better things.
by Harry Goodman  24 May 2012
Climbed this top on 8 May 2012 as part of a round that also included Nephin Beg. A constant thought that one has in climbing in this range for the first time is one of "remoteness". Even finding the start point for a walk can be difficult to locate among the numerous small roads and lanes that abound in this part of Mayo. We parked at the Brogan Carroll stone bothy F968055 E and followed the waymarkers W for the Letterkeen Looped Walk/Bangor Trail. After initially crossing a narrow wooden bridge over the Altaconey River we followed the trail for some 3.2K to F937073 C a point where the forest on the right ends, to be replaced by open ground. The S Top lay due N up the hillside 1k along and some 230 metres in height gain. Going was good and the climb gradual, over a mix of grass and peat with occasional stoney patches. While the view N from the top is dominated by Nephin Beg there were fine views SW to Glenamong and the mountains of the Corranbinna Horseshoe, with Bengorm, our climb on the previous day clearly visable due south. Nephin Beg S Top is a broad flatish non-descript area with the high point marked by a small pile of stones. Return is by way of ascent or for a more satisfying day in the hills, as in our case, continue on NNW to Nephin Beg about 2.2k further along. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/784/comment/6816/
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