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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 670 members. Recently by: Philhanson, rleahy, TommyV, Kaiser, Damien25, feargalf, GoldCircle, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, ShayGlynn, ericjones, anekk11, JimBones, CaminoPat, Lambo89
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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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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)
 
Approached Beenkeragh from Knockbrinnea. Unfortu .. by Dan   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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Very slippery with various people. .. by Gay1   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Looking north-west to Skregmore, Inch Strand and the Dingle peninsula
 
Been great
by Welder  22 Aug 2011
Approached from Beenkeeragh ridge its a short, steep but enjoyable scramble up to the summit. Well worth it with magnificent 360 views if the weather permits. Going a bit slow initially on the descent to Skegmore due to rocks to complete the horseshoe. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/6487/
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