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Corranabinnia SW Top Mountain For origin of name, see Corranabinnia. Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 687m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F89769 02621 This summit has been logged as climbed by 108 members. Recently by: weedavie, IainT, Peter Walker, Val Jones, eoindunlea, GSheehy, Garmin, jlk, Peter_I, Oileanach, Wilderness, denisnoel, simoburn, beanolan, Rob_Lee
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Longitude: -9.68018, Latitude: 53.961219 , Easting: 89769, Northing: 302621 Prominence: 62m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 489743 802631,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrnbSW, 10 char: CrnbnSWTp
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

Corranabinnia SW Top is the 132nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Excellent Ridge Walk with Scrambling .. by group   (Show all for Corranabinnia SW Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corranabinnia SW Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Sw top as seen from ridge to Ben Gorm
 
gerrym on Corranabinnia SW Top, 2006
by gerrym  1 Jan 2006
I approached the SW top from Corranabinnia itself and it is a quick drop down to the col. The route to the summit of the SW top looks pretty difficult - it can be if you want but there are easy paths just below the rocks at its crest. Nevertheless this was an exciting diversion from the walking for most of the day, hands are needed and if you want the exposure you can have it with big drops, especially to the N into the corrie containing Corranabinna Lough. As Simons pic shows there are fantastic views, with the great contrast of the lowlands and the Nephins rising steeply from the bogs. There are again stunning views from the broad level top, with the expanses of water dotted with islands drawing the eye. There is a long and gradual ridge heading off to the S along Glendahurk which would be a good alternative approach . I retraced my steps, which was fun again, back to the top of Corranabinnia where i had left my rucksack and then headed along the ridge to Ben Gorm. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/134/comment/1916/
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Robert Lloyd Praeger [The Way that I Went] said o .. by simon3   (Show all for Corranabinnia SW Top)
 
Attached photo shows the top as seen from the rid .. by milo   (Show all for Corranabinnia SW Top)
 
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