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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 679 members. Recently by: Cathal-Kelly, Helenha, oldpragmatist, marchiggins, wjnunan, GillSte, Aidy, IainT, toblereoghan, Philhanson, rleahy, TommyV, Kaiser, Damien25, feargalf
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh in area MacGillycuddy
 
denisdeasy on Beenkeragh, 2003
by denisdeasy  17 Sep 2003
Here's the first part of the ridge leading from Beenkeragh - I agree it's pretty hairy looking on first sight, but in good weather it was an exhilarating experience. Caher & 975 (on right) in the background. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/654/
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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)
 
I climbed the eastern Beenkeeragh on Friday9th JU .. by s mc auliffe   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
friends and i climbed Beenkeragh the week before .. by andyharte   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Just did this ridge in early April. The approach .. by gregk   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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