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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Place count in area: 3, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
Highest place:
Ben Gorm, 700m
Maximum height for area: 700 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 670 metres,
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Ben Gorm Mountain An Bhinn Ghorm A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Ghorm [MNIMA*], 'the blue peak') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 700m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L86244 65244 This place has been logged as visited by 231 members. Recently by: kildare, DeltaP, marymac, Krumel, ckilm, AdventureJunky, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, TommyV, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, IndyMan, Peter Walker, DaveMc
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Longitude: -9.718277, Latitude: 53.625019 , Easting: 86244, Northing: 265244 Prominence: 670m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 486338 765284,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnGrm, 10 char: Ben Gorm
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

An Bhinn Ghorm is a mountain name which occurs 3 times in Co. Mayo. Ir. gorm is usually translated 'blue', but Breandán S. Mac Aodha suggests that 'iron-grey' is closer to the true meaning in such mountain names (MNIMA, 149). Walks: for a route taking in Ben Gorm and Ben Creggan, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 60-61.   Ben Gorm is the highest mountain in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and the 111th highest in Ireland. Ben Gorm is the most southerly summit in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and also the most easterly.

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Flattish Summit - highest point of the range .. by group   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
The sting in the tail........... .. by millsd1   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
A great evening climb of Ben Gorm, still on the s .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
I have tackled Ben Gorm from the south with the r .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
A super day out .. by david bourke   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
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Approaching from the south east
by ColinCallanan  20 Jun 2015
Incredible views all the way as you approach from the south-east. I used the track from Onzy and found it very helpful. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/110/comment/18145/
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