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Beenmore Mountain Binn Mhór A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Binn Mhór [PDT], 'big peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 660m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V59641 86791 This summit has been logged as climbed by 108 members. Recently by: IainT, fmacm, ericjones, eryri, hivisibility, DaveMc, johngal, odonogc, t.jay, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, bossyboots, thomas_g, mountainmike
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Longitude: -10.04517, Latitude: 52.015886 , Easting: 59641, Northing: 86791 Prominence: 125m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 459623 586850,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnm660, 10 char: Beenmore
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beenmore is about midway along the ridge between Been Hill and Drung Hill, but is higher than both. It dominates the valley of Gleensk and features prominently in the view from the Kerry Way.   Beenmore is the 178th highest summit in Ireland.

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A companion hill to Drung .. by group   (Show all for Beenmore)
eoin on Beenmore, 2004
by eoin  13 Jul 2004
Completed the three summits of Been Hill, Beenmore and Drung Hill in an enjoyable loop walk incorporating the Kerry Way. Parked just off the main road and started along the Kerry way heading south west. The way follows the western edge of Drung Hill and Beenmore before swinging behind Beenmore and dropping down through a small forested area and rising again to pass a small ridge beyond Been Hill. We left the path just past the forested area and climbed the rock-strewn slopes of Been Hill until we reached the summit ridge. After a brief rest and soaking up of the views we headed northwards along the ridge and then dropped and climbed to the summit of Beenmore, a shorter descent and rise to the final summit of Drung Hill. The sloping ridge of Drung Hill lead downwards and we eventually veered left down the slightly steeper and somewhat mucky/slippy slop to rejoin the Kerry Way a few hundred metres from the start point on the main road. Overall it was a relatively good stretch of the legs (about 4 - 5 hours walking) with great views across Dingle Bay to to Dingle and beyond and across the Iveragh Peninsula. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/173/comment/1021/
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Dark cairn jagged against mist of Kells Kerry c .. by simon3   (Show all for Beenmore)
I climbed Beenmore via the summit ridge from Drun .. by riverlaune   (Show all for Beenmore)
On Glenbeigh Horseshoe .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Beenmore)
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