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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 675 members. Recently by: wjnunan, GillSte, Aidy, IainT, toblereoghan, Philhanson, rleahy, TommyV, Kaiser, Damien25, feargalf, GoldCircle, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, ShayGlynn
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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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Carrauntoohil's Minder .. by group   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
From the top of Carrauntoohill Tooth (The Bones) .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Beenkeragh in winter.
simon3 on Beenkeragh, 2006
by simon3  5 Jan 2006
Every bump and line is picked out by the snow in this picture taken from the NW ridge of Caher West.
Beenkeragh is on the left skyline while Carrauntoohil disappears into the mist on the right. In between was what proved to be a strenuous and at times hairy challenge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/2122/
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A fine ascent via the north rim of Coomloughra. A .. by milo   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
I was very impressed with the Coomloughra Horsesh .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
This is a magnificent, very enjoyable and very de .. by marzka   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
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