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Coumfea Mountain Com Fia A name in Irish
(Ir. Com Fia [LL], 'hollow of the deer') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 741.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S29519 09729
Place visited by 307 members. Recently by: MountainHunter, JoHeaney, srr45, High-King, GerSomers, finkey86, bergman, daveevangibbons, Juanita, sharonburns, DNicholson, sandilandsn, davsheen, jamesmforrest, Deise-Man
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Longitude: -7.568629, Latitude: 52.23899 , Easting: 229519, Northing: 109729 Prominence: 69m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 629462 609782,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmf, 10 char: Coumfea
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Coumfea is the 84th highest place in Ireland.

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White sands on the Comeraghs .. by group   (Show all for Coumfea)
Comfea via the Eastern Sgilloge Lough Gully .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Coumfea)
Coumfea has a broad summit with no real peak. Unl .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Coumfea) Picture about mountain Coumfea in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A brooding gully to the west of Coumfea
wicklore on Coumfea, 2009
by wicklore  15 Apr 2009
On Monday the rain teemed down as two of us set off at dawn from Dublin to explore the Comeraghs. We parked at the car park at S313 077 H. The cloud was down around us and the steady hiss of rain provided a backdrop as we squelched up the spur from the car park. When it levelled off we navigated through the cloud to the 668m spot height at S304 083 I. We then headed for the cliffs to the southwest of Coumfea before reaching the summit area of Coumfea at S295 097 E. The day proved to be one long exercise in navigation, as we managed to visit Coumfea and Coumfea North Top (S295 107 J) before doubling back to Seefin (S274 068 K). We then returned by the same spur down to the car. The going was very tough as the ground was waterlogged, and there was often an absence of tracks across the bog. The water literally streamed off the peat hags, creating temporary mini waterfalls. Our walk was 15 kms, but felt longer due to the effort required. We were rewarded for our perseverance as the clouds shifted occasionally to allow us to glimpse lakes far below beneath sheer corrie walls. At other times dark gullys revealed themselves with angry clouds boiling up out of them. Coumfea was a flat, featureless summit and reminded us of the Slieve Blooms and Wicklow hills. Our experience was that Coumfea and the Comeraghs in general seem to be much less ‘trampled’ than Wicklow. The result was that it felt quite isolated and remote, especially as we met no one else throughout the day. (This sense of unspoiled land was shattered when A-we found the obvious eroded paths that seem to follow large parts of the cliff tops, and B-we found the horrendous concrete hut at the summit of Seefin)
It was too wet to risk bringing the camera so my photos were taken with the phone. Even so the picture manages to capture some of the essence of the walking conditions. It was a tough but enjoyable day, but we definitely would have preferred some of the good weather that other contributors have obviously enjoyed judging by their photos. Peeking over the many cliff edges requires great care, especially in wet conditions. Trackback:
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Had the pleasure of accompanying Wicklore last Mo .. by bobthebuilder   (Show all for Coumfea)
Unshorn and unsure sheep turn their black faces t .. by simon3   (Show all for Coumfea)
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