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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 700 metres,   Summits in area: 3,   Maximum prominence for area: 670 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Ben Gorm, 700m
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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 223 members. Recently by: IainT, TommyV, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, IndyMan, Peter Walker, DaveMc, ericjones, rogers, wwwalker, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle, deirdrenig, Cathal-Kelly, mdoc1969
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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 114th 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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If you follow Lynam’s Irish walks on this one yo .. by weedavie   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Gorm in area Ben Gorm Mountains, Ireland
simon3 on Ben Gorm, 2003
by simon3  3 Jan 2003
Ben Gorm ("Blue Peak") is just the highest of the three mountains that make up the Ben Gorm group. According to HC Hart, writing in 1895, is has or had an alternative name of Kead-na-binnian. More recent guidebooks suggest that you climb it from the car-park beside Aasleagh Falls at L893643 A. The top is flattish and difficult to navigate in mist. There is a large cairn near, but not at the summit. The photo, taken in 1998, shows Ben Gorm from a point on the road NE of Aasleagh Falls. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/110/comment/271/
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From Ashleagh Falls one crosses long awkward gras .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
This picture was taken of Ben Gorm from across Ki .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
I was comfortable all night in my bunk at the Del .. by rmilne   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
Access from the east .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
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