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Brandon North Top Mountain For origin of name, see Brandon. Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 895.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46109 12541 This summit has been logged as climbed by 266 members. Recently by: theredyin, IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, thomas_g, GoldCircle, tommccarthy, gav, eros, Peter Walker, PeteBog, thebigyin, DaveMc, frankmc04, noelvontrap
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.253787, Latitude: 52.243534 , Easting: 46109, Northing: 112541 Prominence: 23.31m,   Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 446093 612594,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndNr, 10 char: BrndnNrthT
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

Climbers who follow the Faha Ridge and stick to the crest will eventually emerge on the summit ridge near the grassy top of this peak. In clear conditions it commands a spectacular view of the Faha Ridge.   Brandon North Top is the second highest mountain in the Brandon Group area and the 15th highest in Ireland.

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A corrected summit position .. by group   (Show all for Brandon North Top)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon North Top in area Brandon Group, Ireland
skyehigh on Brandon North Top, 2005
by skyehigh  12 Jun 2005
I strayed to the right of the broad ridge ascending Brandon East Top from Faha to view the Owannafeana valley and Brandon North Top. My main objective in doing this was to assess a possible descent route. I intended to follow the main ridge north to Masatiompan, from which I could either descend east (a very roundabout route to Faha) or rescend the north top and return through the corrie (also fairly demanding). However, my study revealed that a descent from point Q463134 B to the Owannafeana river, following that down and finally recrossing the Faha ridge low down should present no difficulties. It didn't, apart from a few wet areas. Finally, I tried to make use of grassy ramps to cross the ridge too soon: it is best to stay low until there are no more rock bands, and you should then attain the ridge directly above Faha. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/15/comment/1756/
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Picture of Brandon North Top (right of photo) wit .. by jackill   (Show all for Brandon North Top)
Spectacular walk along the ridge above Coimin na .. by GWPR   (Show all for Brandon North Top)
The secluded An Loch Dubh, nestling below the nor .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Brandon North Top)
Traversing the Brandon Group to the Dingle Way .. by three5four0   (Show all for Brandon North Top)
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