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Binn Chorr Mountain Bencorr A name in English
also Binn an Choire Mhóir an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Chorr [TR], 'pointed peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 711m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81166 52200 This summit has been logged as climbed by 302 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka, t.jay, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, guestuser, bobthebuilder, Danger
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.791975, Latitude: 53.506394 , Easting: 81166, Northing: 252200 Prominence: 306m,   Isolation: 0.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 481131 752206,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bencor, 10 char: Bencorr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

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 105th highest in Ireland. Binn Chorr is the second highest point in county Galway.

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Horseshoe's highest .. by group   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
Descent from Bencorr to the Gleninagh Valley .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
Dropping down a short distance from Binn Chorr’s .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
The mountain is also known as Bencorr. This summ .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
With a huge high pressure hanging over Ireland Co .. by conorobyrne   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
micky on Binn Chorr, 2005
by micky  6 Dec 2005
Further to simon3's comment, if you hunt around to the north east of the summit cairn there is an engraving chiselled into a slab by one of the survey team in 1830. Also the ridge to the east of the summit is a nice route down through the forest, if you follow the river it brings you nicely to the forestry road and then you can follow this to the main road. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/2078/
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