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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 162 members. Recently by: murney, wwwalker, William-J, brianmccrossan, Danger, Podgemus, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, ckilm, scapania, ColinCallanan, eoghancarton, simoburn, p_treanor
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Longitude: -9.862653, Latitude: 53.537968 , Easting: 76558, Northing: 255818 Prominence: 264m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476535 755839,   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 333rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Me and my boyfrend did The Glencorbet Horseshoe i .. by katekat   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
To the north of Benbrack is Kylemore Abbey with a .. by simon3   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Benbrack seen from Benbaun, with a shoulder of Do .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
donieg on Benbrack, 2009
by donieg  8 Jan 2009
Climbed to Benbrack -18.05.2008 on another fine clear day. Start point was at L75722 58267 C, place to park a vehicle without obstruction. You have to walk on the road a short distance before entering a pass which leads to a lime kiln. Headed up to L76588 56749 D at Maolan, this is a steep enough haul, the views back towards Kylemore Abbey are something else!!!. On to Benbrack and enjoyed a snack beside a small, crystal clear lough. The surrounding scenery is very well described in gerrym's comment of 25/10/06 - awe inspiring. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/3108/
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