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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 107 members. Recently by: fmacm, ericjones, eryri, hivisibility, DaveMc, johngal, odonogc, t.jay, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, bossyboots, thomas_g, mountainmike, IncaHoots
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Longitude: -10.0452, Latitude: 52.015885 , Easting: 59641, Northing: 86791 Prominence: 125m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 459621 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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenmore in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
 
A companion hill to Drung
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  4 Jun 2013
This top is normally done in conjunction with others on the Glenbeigh Horseshoe, and it is almost impossible to access in isolation. The simples approach is via Drung Hill.
Heading west from Glenbeigh turn off the N70 V630 890 A and follow the narrow road for about 1km to point V622 888 B, where there is room to park a couple of cars on the roadside.
Walk west for 100 meters and follow the waymarked way sign up a track left at V61p 887.
Continue through several gates until you reach V607 887 C. Cross the fence and head straight up Drung Hill, which has steep slopes, but the terrain is naturally 'stepped', which helps the ascent. When you reach the summit of Drung Hill, head directly SW for 1km over solid, grassy terrain, and you will reach Beenmore in about 20 minutes, the summit being marked by a cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/173/comment/4933/
 
Completed the three summits of Been Hill, Beenmor .. by eoin   (Show all for Beenmore)
 
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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