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Nephin Beg Mountain Néifinn Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. Néifinn Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little sanctuary' [PDT]) Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 627m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F93196 10223 This summit has been logged as climbed by 96 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Wilderness, GSheehy, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle, mountainmike, Garmin, Gazelle, On-the-hills, rayw, Peter_I, peter1, Solliden
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Longitude: -9.630642, Latitude: 54.030188 , Easting: 93196, Northing: 310223 Prominence: 365m,   Isolation: 2km
ITM: 493170 810230,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NphnBg, 10 char: Nephin Beg
Bedrock type: White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists, (Srahmore Quartzite and Schist Member)

Oddly, Nephin Beg is some distance from Nephin and there are other intervening mountains between them. Why it is so named is, therefore, something of a mystery, unless it too was a sanctuary. For origin of name, see Nephin. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SE, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 71.   Nephin Beg is the 244th highest summit in Ireland.

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Challenging walk bagging two remote summits .. by group   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
Small in name but not in nature .. by wicklore   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
A prominent viewing platform .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
Gives its name to the range, though it is neither .. by milo   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
Nothing to see but cloud!
by Geo  25 Jul 2010
Following on from Nephin Beg South we took less than an hour to make it to the real summit of Nephin Beg. As already said the meteorological situation i.e. the drizzle/mist and the strong breeze driving this through our not so waterproof clothes meant we had to use our map/compass and God save us, the GPS! Unfortunately again I can't say what the views are like, needless to say we didn't hang about but went on towards Corslieve/Slieve Carr. We dropped off by the Western slope and then North along the ridge to Corslieve with the lke to our right. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/233/comment/5970/
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Remote or Not .. by sandman   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
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