Welcome to MountainViews
Find information for Irish hillwalking. Shared tracks, summit information etc.
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right. A small change needed. The page you went to with a url that has mountainviews.ie/mv/index.php is now superceded by the url at the top. Use this new form of url in future. Change any shortcuts or bookmarks you may have for the old format.
Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information about the site and about safety is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Information in comments, walks or GPS tracks may not be accurate as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
Binn ChorrMountainBencorr A name in English also Binn an Choire Mhóir an extra name in Irish (Ir. Binn Chorr [TR], 'pointed peak')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:711mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L81166 52200This summit has been logged as climbed by 269 members. Recently by: Moneenman, seamaspeineas, simoburn, Bagger_Plz, GSheehy, chalky, CharlieFox, Wilderness, omurchu, carbar, melohara, HillmanImp, tsheehy, rogers, Colin Murphy I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Tim Robinson also gives the alternative name Binn an Choire Mhóir, 'peak of the big corrie'. The sappers set up a beacon on this peak during the first Ordnance Survey [TR].
Binn Chorr is the second highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 102nd highest in Ireland. Binn Chorr is the second highest point in county Galway. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/