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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 702 members. Recently by: Younghappy, jgdarcy, amgall, Xiom5724, bryanjbarry, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Reeks2011, ColinCallanan, DeltaP, kenma, ilenia, Golly, Podgemus
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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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The circuit of Coumloughra provides an excellent .. by csd   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
This is a view of the Beenkeragh and the ridge fr .. by sliabh   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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denisdeasy on Beenkeragh, 2003
by denisdeasy  17 Sep 2003
I love the Reeks ridge route, having done it many times over the years, but for my money the Coomloughra horseshoe offers the best ridgewalking value in terms of reward for effort available in Ireland - the first view of the ridge to Carrauntoohil with An Barr Caol in the background heading off towards Caher just takes the breath away. This photo highlights Carrauntoohil Tooth (959), which can provide a bit of scrambling if desired (by traversing to the col rather than descending & reascending via the obvious path). It was enjoyable in bright sunshine, but I'm sure could be pretty challenging in misty &/or windy conditions. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/653/
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Benkeragh viewed from Skregmore, with the ridge t .. by csd   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Here's a view from the ridge down to the small un .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
i'm polish so i cant write well... just posting t .. by anapt   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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