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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 100 members. Recently by: johncromie, eoghancarton, IainT, Terry-Parker, sandilandsn, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Wilderness, GSheehy, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle, mountainmike, Garmin, Gazelle, On-the-hills
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.630658, Latitude: 54.030206 , Easting: 93196, Northing: 310223 Prominence: 365m,   Isolation: 2km
ITM: 493169 810232,   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 245th 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nephin Beg in area North Mayo, Ireland
 
milo on Nephin Beg, 2003
by milo  23 Aug 2003
Gives its name to the range, though it is neither the highest nor the most attractive peak. It can be accessed from the Bangor Erris trail but is not linked to any other summit. A long day could permit Slieve Car and Nephinbeg to be taken either by walking above the Bangor trail or as an out and return from Srahmore at its southern end.Photo shows it as the flat topped summit at the R.H.ofthe picture, with Slieve Car 721m in the centre and Glenamong mountain and valley to the left. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/233/comment/618/
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Nothing to see but cloud! .. by Geo   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
Remote or Not .. by sandman   (Show all for Nephin Beg)
 
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