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An Bheann Mhór Mountain (Ir. An Bheann Mhór [TH], 'the big peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 674.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V59358 68348 This place has been logged as visited by 66 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, Wilderness, johnstna, Onzy, muddyboots, markmjcampion, IainT, melohara, PeakPaul, JohnAshton, Geo, jimgraham, liz50, wicklore, jlk
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Longitude: -10.04178, Latitude: 51.850179 , Easting: 59358, Northing: 68349 Prominence: 289.68m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 459339 568412,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhnM, 10 char: AnBhnMhór
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Previously L. Iskanamacteery Mtn in MV.   An Bheann Mhór is the 153rd highest place in Ireland.

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Looking south towards Eagles Hill & the Beara Pen .. by eric   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
Photo taken from the top of An Bheann Mhor lookin .. by eric   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
A view from the ridge descending west of An Bhean .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
The view (looking west) while descending via the .. by gearoidmurphy   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Bheann Mhór in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Desolate Trig Point of Beann Mhor
 
2 VL for the price of 1?
by muddyboots  2 Jan 2017
See comments on Coomcallee for access and initial ascent. On reaching the fence line at the top,simply follow until you ascend to the plateau of Beann na Stiocairi. Care is needed here in heavy mist as the fence then goes both left and right just before the summit of Beann Na Stiocairi at 672m. Follow the fence line to the right but to "summit" this VL you have to then search for the highest peat hag on your left as you head to Beann Mhor. It's easy to get disoriented on this plateau summit in mist and start descending to the left of point 672. Regain the first fence line and continue until it reaches the Trig Point at 675m. It really is hard to see how these are 2 VL summits-both contour down to 660m. At least Beann Mhor rises the required 15m to 675 but I'm not sure how Beann na Stiocairi makes it at 672? Anyone? Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/148/comment/18769/
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