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Beenarourke Hill Kerry County, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 304m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50200 60500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: Eirepur, IainT, frankmc04, wicklore, chalky, trekker, Dbosonnet, Conor74, madfrankie, Cobhclimber, conormcbandon, ciarraioch
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Longitude: -10.171197, Latitude: 51.777308 , Easting: 50200, Northing: 60500 Prominence: 100m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 450183 560564,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnrrk, 10 char: Benarourke
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beenarourke is the 1141th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenarourke in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Atlantic beyond Beenarourke
 
Expansive views
by wicklore  11 Sep 2015
Beenarourke has two high points on its summit about 100 metres apart, which are similar in height. This photo was taken from the northerly summit looking to the rocky spine of the southerly summit. The best views are from the rocky spine, where Deenish and Scarriff Islands loom large in the expanse of the Atlantic ahead.

The views are fine across Ballinskelligs Bay to Bolus Head and out to the Skellig Islands. Abbey Island and the small Eagle Hill peninsula are to the southeast, while across the N70 below, the steep bulk of the Farraniaragh and Cahernageeha hills provides a dramatic backdrop to this area of the Ring of Kerry.

As madfrankie has said, this hill can be quickly climbed up from the substantial car park below, which will be teeming in high season. However the ground is steep and can be wet and slippery, and care will be needed going up and down. Wait for a clear day as the views are too good to miss! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1135/comment/18309/
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A brief Ring of Kerry diversion .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Beenarourke)
 
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