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Beenkeragh Mountain Binn Chaorach A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Chaorach [OSI 1:25,000],'mountain of sheep') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1008.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80139 85245 This place has been logged as visited by 701 members. Recently by: jgdarcy, amgall, Xiom5724, bryanjbarry, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Reeks2011, ColinCallanan, DeltaP, kenma, ilenia, Golly, Podgemus, Lauranna
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Longitude: -9.746246, Latitude: 52.006802 , Easting: 80139, Northing: 85245 Prominence: 90.85m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 480115 585304,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnkrgh, 10 char: Beenkeragh
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beenkeragh offers challenging scrambling on the Hag's Tooth Ridge. It is connected to Carrauntoohil by a ridge known as the Bones.   Beenkeragh is the second highest mountain in Ireland. Beenkeragh is the second highest point in county Kerry.

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Here's the first part of the ridge leading from B .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Beenkeragh always provides a great challenge. Mos .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Did the Coomloughra H/S last Saturday for the fir .. by ssmith   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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s mc auliffe on Beenkeragh, 2006
by s mc auliffe  4 Jan 2006
I climbed the eastern Beenkeeragh on Friday9th JUly 2004. The day was lovely and sunny with no wind. This gave great scrambling conditions so I made the most of it and tackled the Hags Tooth full on. It is not as difficult as it first appears and most of the difficult bits can be avoided. I had done it before but it was misty and the rock was damp so I couldn't do the tricky bits. No such problems today so I enjoyed a full on scramble on wonderfully grippy rock. The views across to Carrauntoohil and across the Hags Glen are marvellous. I have never done Howling Ridge but it looks wonderfully tempting. I suppose I will have to be guided up there, it definately looks to be a rope job. I'm including a picture of some of the pinnacles on the ridge above the Tooth. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/1017/
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friends and i climbed Beenkeragh the week before .. by andyharte   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
A World Of Drama Up Here .. by Aidy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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