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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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The circuit of Coumloughra provides an excellent .. by csd   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh in area MacGillycuddy
 
sliabh on Beenkeragh, 2004
by sliabh  22 Jan 2004
This is a view of the Beenkeragh and the ridge from Carrauntoohil on 29/12/2003. There are some more photos of it at: http://sliabh.net/images/ireland/xmas2003/images.php


There was snow to about ankle depth on the ridge, so some extra caution was needed. But it still was very do-able. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/822/

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I love the Reeks ridge route, having done it many .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
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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