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Binn Mhairg Mountain (Ir. Binn Mhairg [TR], 'peak of woe') Galway County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 612m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L90254 52026 This summit has been logged as climbed by 179 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, Peter Walker, IainT, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, Rory87, Cathal-Kelly, ericjones, roscorrocket, David-Guenot, muddyboots, eieio, PeteBog, PeakPaul, Ulsterpooka
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.654846, Latitude: 53.506951 , Easting: 90254, Northing: 252026 Prominence: 15m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 490228 752048,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnMhrg, 10 char: Bin Mhairg
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Has been called Slievenaroy.   Binn Mhairg is the 262nd highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/252/
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Hill of Woe woefully overlooked? .. by group   (Show all for Binn Mhairg)
 
Worth the extra effort .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Binn Mhairg)
 
Didn't bother with Binn Mhairg (I was in a group .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Mhairg)
 
07/02/09 - The Coum between Binn Caoinigh/Mhairg .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Mhairg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Mhairg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The view NW from the summit of Binn Mhairg.
 
csd on Binn Mhairg, 2010
by csd  21 Mar 2010
Seven years later, I finally made it down those last 450 metres or so to Binn Mhairg's summit. As I suspected, it's an easy walk down from Binn Chaonaigh, with just a little steep pull at the end to give you pause for thought and to justify its 15 metre prominence figure. It's worth taking the detour if you're doing the central Maamturks ridge walk, as it gives you a slightly different perspective on Binn Idir an dá Log. I'm not sure why it's called 'peak of woe', though! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/252/comment/4524/
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