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Benbrack Mountain Binn Bhreac A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Bhreac [OSI], 'speckled peak') Galway County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76558 55818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 164 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, murney, wwwalker, William-J, brianmccrossan, Danger, Podgemus, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, ckilm, scapania, ColinCallanan, eoghancarton
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Longitude: -9.862684, Latitude: 53.537986 , Easting: 76558, Northing: 255818 Prominence: 264m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476533 755841,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb582, 10 char: Benbrack
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

The summit of this mountain is strewn with lumps of quartz. Walks: for a route taking in Cnoc Breac, Binn Bhreac and Binn Bhán or Maolán, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 163-67.   Benbrack is the 331st highest summit in Ireland.

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katekat on Benbrack, 2007
by katekat  6 Apr 2007
Me and my boyfrend did The Glencorbet Horseshoe in 6 hours under the clear sky and on sunny day, as we saw the accurate navigation in magazine. This walk took up four summits including the tallest of all the Bens : Benbrack (Binn Bhreac) - Muckanaght (Meacanach) - Benfree (Binn Fhraoigh) - Ben Baun (Binn Bhán), We parked our car on L 799 574 A. The walk was great pleasure for us and very good challenge. Especially ascent of Muckanaght was hard. The navigation of these horseshoe is below from Gerrym. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/2656/
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