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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
Place visited by 703 members. Recently by: Matrim, Younghappy, jgdarcy, amgall, Xiom5724, bryanjbarry, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Reeks2011, ColinCallanan, DeltaP, kenma, ilenia, Golly
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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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Just did this ridge in early April. The approach .. by gregk   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
After reaching the summit of Carrauntoohil we dec .. by murphysw   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
I was 'persuaded' across the Beenkeragh Ridge in .. by GWPR   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Dan on Beenkeragh, 2004
by Dan  1 Sep 2004
Approached Beenkeragh from Knockbrinnea. Unfortunately about half an hour before reaching it, it clouded over. Coming from this direction there is a bit of scrambling over some fairly large rocks, but it doesn’t take very long to reach the top from the saddle between the two mountains. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/1159/
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From the Southern slope of the Beenkeragh with a .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Very slippery with various people. .. by Gay1   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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