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Ben Beg Mountain Binn Bheag A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Binn Bheag [PDT], 'little peak') Galway County, in Arderin List, Purple sandstones, basal breccia Bedrock

Height: 560m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L95093 57894 This place has been logged as visited by 70 members. Recently by: oakesave, melohara, shaunkelly, eoghancarton, GSheehy, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, Lauranna, Garmin, markwallace, DesHoulihan, trevorf, roscorrocket, eamonoc, marchiggins
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Longitude: -9.583911, Latitude: 53.56064 , Easting: 95093, Northing: 257894 Prominence: 135m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 495066 757914,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnBg, 10 char: Ben Beg
Bedrock type: Purple sandstones, basal breccia, (Lough Mask Formation)

Ben Beg is the 394th highest place in Ireland.

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Rarely Visited Summit with Varied Views .. by group   (Show all for Ben Beg)
 
Went up from Finny today .. by jkforde   (Show all for Ben Beg)
 
A walk along the east-west ridge of Ben Beg gives .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Beg)
 
Climbed Ben Beg on Sunday 9th Sept 2007.On my own .. by beads   (Show all for Ben Beg)
 
Bencorragh from Finny end
by jkforde  27 Jun 2011
how's it going folks? has anyone gone up Benbeg from the east end, eg. from Finny (M003594 C) and taking in Bencorragh? There's some v v interesting 500 million year old volcano-type geology up in them there hills and the pillow lavas on Bencorragh and Benbeg are meant to be the real deal - see this Geological Survey Of Ireland short guide for the Finny end: http://www.gsi.ie/Education/Sites+Walks+Field+Trips/Walk+1+Volcano.htm

So am curious about access to Bencorragh from the Finny end.
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Lakeviews .. by Geansai   (Show all for Ben Beg)
 
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