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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
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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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Here's the first part of the ridge leading from B .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
Beenkeragh always provides a great challenge. Mos .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
ssmith on Beenkeragh, 2004
by ssmith  16 Feb 2004
Did the Coomloughra H/S last Saturday for the first time, not much to see due to the heavy mist above 800m but it was still a great day out, the ridge was ok, not as bad as the Reeks Ridge, but then again maybe it was because i couldn't see what was below me! Suprisingly the entire route was dry there was no wind to worry about, but you need to be sure of your navigational skills - highly recommended route, but pick a clear day if you can. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/847/
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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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