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Brandon Group Area
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Brandon Peak Mountain Barr an Ghéaráin A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr an Ghéaráin [OSI], 'top of the fang') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 840m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q47207 09481 This summit has been logged as climbed by 384 members. Recently by: Buny Clare, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, Rainbow6, ericjones, eryri, Ulsterpooka, Colin Murphy, Wilderness, t.jay, tommccarthy, gav, Gerkennedy, davidsloan_1
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.236348, Latitude: 52.216359 , Easting: 47207, Northing: 109481 Prominence: 190m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 447190 609534,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndPk, 10 char: BrndnPeak
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

From the vicinity of Cloghane church there is a strange optical illusion whereby this peak seems higher than the summit, though it is actually over 100m lower.   Brandon Peak is the 25th highest summit in Ireland.

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TOOK THE PILGRIM PATH TO THE SUMMIT AND OUR FAITH .. by MAP1878   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Interesting ridge to the east .. by Onzy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Peak in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Only seven to go!
 
A big one for me, in every sense.
by Colin Murphy  16 May 2016
Brandon Peak marked my 400th Arderin - I came prepared as you can see from the shot! Little prepared me however for the beautiful blue sky, the summer's day warmth, the stunning scenery no matter where you looked, and the conical, sharply defined peak. One of the best in Ireland. A local man, Dan O'Sullivan from Dingle, who I met near the top and who I'd say was in his 70's - even pointed out the distant artificial road leading up to the Star Wars set! A heavenly day all round! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/18528/
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Woolly jumper .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
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"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here