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Bengorm Mountain An Bhinn Ghorm A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Ghorm [OSI], 'the blue peak') Mayo County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: F92832 01328
Place visited by 114 members. Recently by: tsheehy, ucampbell, Reeks2011, geohappy, patmoran, wicklore, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Krumel, livelife2thefull, Cobhclimber, hilde, JakeG, markmjcampion, IainT
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Longitude: -9.633051, Latitude: 53.95026 , Easting: 92832, Northing: 301328 Prominence: 225m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 492807 801340,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bng582, 10 char: Bengorm
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

Walks: for a route taking in Bengorm, Corranabinnia and Glennamong, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 72-73.   Bengorm is the 315th highest place in Ireland.

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Emerging from the shadow of Corranabinnia .. by group   (Show all for Bengorm)
 
The ridge from Corranabinia to Ben Gorm beckoned .. by gerrym   (Show all for Bengorm)
 
Bengorm has been the only 500m summit I have yet .. by simon3   (Show all for Bengorm)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bengorm in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Ben Gorm on ridge from Corranabinnia
 
gerrym on Bengorm, 2005
by gerrym  28 Aug 2005
(part 2) From the summit the ridge continues for another few kms, dropping down to the S end of Lough Feeagh. I took a more direct descent to the E down into the Glennamong river valley from near the summit. This was pretty steep over wet ground and was a mixture of running, slipping and sliding and putting legs into holes - not recommended unless you are in a hurry. I made for the S boundary of the forest and followed the stream down to the river, over some very wet ground. The Glennamong river can be crossed at a bridge which is presumably part of the forestry operations. It is then a walk of over 5 km on forestry road and then quiet lanes,over the Srahmore river and back up into Letterkeen Wood where I had parked the day before. I camped down at the spot near to the bothy as mentioned in the comment for Glennamong - a cracking spot beside the river and plenty of wood to make a good fire. A fantastic horseshoe walk of over 20 km through some beautiful and remote hills with total solitude for company. I will be back. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/309/comment/1920/
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From Bengorm, looking south there is an outstandi .. by simon3   (Show all for Bengorm)
 
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