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Beann South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Beann. Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 639m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V72817 75580 This summit has been logged as climbed by 94 members. Recently by: IainT, jacek22m, Wildrover, tommccarthy, jimgraham, melohara, PeteBog, ckilm, trekker, thomas_g, frankmc04, dodser, Colin Murphy, oldsoldier, aidand
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Longitude: -9.849371, Latitude: 51.918312 , Easting: 72817, Northing: 75580 Prominence: 64m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 472786 575636,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnSthT, 10 char: BnSthTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann South Top is the 221st highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/213/
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First or last stop in the horseshoe .. by group   (Show all for Beann South Top)
There are several ways up this mountain which is .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann South Top)
Walking up Beann South Top (BST) from the south y .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann South Top)
Geo on Beann South Top, 2010
by Geo  23 Feb 2010
Continuing our anti-clockwise journey around "The Pocket" we came SW then SE from Beann to Beann S Top. Its relatively easy enough going, at least it was for us in the shallow snow. When summit was reached, the next part of our day involved the only real navigation we did as the day was so clear. Having heard reports of access difficulties, we wanted to ensure we went far enough south from Beann S Top not to get into trouble. So rather than go for spot height 531, which by the way looks like it's the quickest and easy way down we made for spot height 381 instead. As you go further along this way it became clear where the way out was. You can now swing E from approx spot 381 down to a gate and follow the track you reach here back to the road, where your car should still be waiting to take you home from this magical place. All in all about 13km and 5 hoursof one's life well spent. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/213/comment/4429/
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