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Birreencorragh West Top Mountain For origin of name, see Birreencorragh. Mayo County, in Arderin List, Basic metavolcanics Bedrock

Height: 551m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23&31 Grid Reference: G01458 04986 This place has been logged as visited by 64 members. Recently by: millsd1, Geo, jasonmc, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, IndyMan, Peter Walker, GSheehy, Garmin, ckilm, Oileanach, peter1, shaunkelly, IncaHoots, Wilderness
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Longitude: -9.502899, Latitude: 53.984826 , Easting: 101458, Northing: 304986 Prominence: 36m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 501431 804997,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrncWs, 10 char: BrncrgWstT
Bedrock type: Basic metavolcanics, (Glenlara Volcanic Formation)

Birreencorragh West Top is the 417th highest place in Ireland.

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Detour for a View .. by group   (Show all for Birreencorragh West Top)
 
The NW ridge is only a short detour off the route .. by gerrym   (Show all for Birreencorragh West Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Birreencorragh West Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: View north from Birreencorragh West Top
 
eflanaga on Birreencorragh West Top, 2007
by eflanaga  5 Oct 2007
From Birreencorragh South Top (see for first part of Horseshoe walk) it is a relatively easy walk to its sister summit. Dropping down from the South-Top onto Spot Ht 539 IG02398 03694 C you proceed onwards to the col dividing the main summit from the West Top (now a short distance directly North) and the spur dropping down to Mount Eagle to the west. The West top is (as gerrym suggests) just a short distance away necessitating a short drop to a narrow saddle IG01651 04811 D and then an equally short climb to a featureless grassy domed top. The views, however, into the main Nephin Beg range to the west/north-west, north towards the Ox Mountains and across a beautiful narrow secluded valley to the main summit are anything but plain. Picture shows view north over Bullaunmore towards the Ox Mountains in the distance, from Bireencorragh West Top. Having taken the mandatory GPS reading and a few photographs I retraced my steps to the narrow saddle with a view to making my way onwards to Birreencorragh's main top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/357/comment/2855/
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A view of Birreencorragh's West Top from the Glen .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh West Top)
 
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