Stumpa Dúloigh

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Stumpa Dúloigh
Maol
View over the Bridia Valley - geograph.org.uk - 451316.jpg
Bridia Valley, with Stumpa Dúloigh on the right
Highest point
Elevation 784 m (2,572 ft) [1]
Prominence 499 m (1,637 ft) [1]
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt
Coordinates 51°57′13.5″N 9°45′54.9″W / 51.953750°N 9.765250°W / 51.953750; -9.765250Coordinates: 51°57′13.5″N 9°45′54.9″W / 51.953750°N 9.765250°W / 51.953750; -9.765250
Naming
Translation Stump of the black lake (Irish)
Geography
Stumpa Dúloigh is located in Ireland
Stumpa Dúloigh
Stumpa Dúloigh
Parent range Dunkerron Mountains (Mountains of the Iveragh Peninsula)
OSI/OSNI grid V787793
Climbing
Easiest route scrambling

Stumpa Dúloigh (meaning in Irish stump of the black lake[2] and also known as Maol) is the highest summit of the Dunkerron Mountains, part of the Mountains of the Iveragh Peninsula[3] in County Kerry, Ireland.

Geography[edit]

The mountain lies northwest of Knockaunanattin (569 m). West of Stumpa Dúloigh the Dunkerron range splits in two parts: the NE one leads to Broaghnabinnia (745 m) while the SE sub-range reaches Knocknabreeda (569 m). With an elevation of 784 metres it is the 55th highest summit in Ireland.

Access to the summit[edit]

Stumpa Dúloigh's summit can be accessed from the end of the Black Valley; it is a 6 hours' walk (there and back) suitable only for experienced hikers.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dunkerron Mountains Area / Stumpa Dúloigh". MountainViews. Ordnance Survey Ireland. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ Paul Tempan. "Irish Hill and Mountain Names" (PDF). www.mountaineering.ie. Mountaineering Ireland. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hills and Mountains of Britain and Ireland - Ireland : Iveragh Peninsula". www.walkingclub.org.uk. Saturday Walkers Club. Retrieved June 9, 2015. [permanent dead link]

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