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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Mweelrea, 814m
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Ben Lugmore Mountain Binn Log Mhór A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Binn Log Mhór [PDT], 'peak of the big hollow') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 803m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81173 67379 This summit has been logged as climbed by 271 members. Recently by: Damien25, Onzy, Garmin, ericjones, Aciddrinker, Colin Murphy, A_Hynes, trevorf, tommccarthy, Iamcan, davidsloan_1, deirdrenig, shanec, Wilderness, David-Guenot
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.797484, Latitude: 53.642851 , Easting: 81173, Northing: 267379 Prominence: 158m,   Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 481149 767397,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnLgmr, 10 char: BnLgmr
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Ben Lugmore is the second highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 38th highest in Ireland. Ben Lugmore is the third highest point in county Mayo.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Lugmore in area Mweelrea Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Ben Lugmore as seen from the west top.
 
High centre of an exhilarating ridge.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, simon3,  30 May 2016
Ben Lugmore at 803m is the 18th highest peak in Ireland and only just short of Mweelrea. (814m). It has a dangerous 600m cliff face drop on the NE side to the Sruhauncullinmore valley and a marginally less steep drop in to the Owennaglogh valley to its South.
Since the summit is part of a ridge formed by its West and East tops generally that's where access to it will be made along a distinct but not very developed path. Although there may appear from the cliff side to be extremely big drops between the summits of Ben Lugmore, this is not actually the case on the ground. The drop between Ben Lugmore and the West top is a steep but short 50m climb for example.

For comprehensive access details see short summary for Ben Lugmore East Top. Having reached that summit, Ben Lugmore is reached after just 500m along a narrow rocky track to the NWW. It is a fine, well defined top, marked by a small pile of stones. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/38/comment/4798/
 
Ben Lugmore and its outriding tops to the E and W .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ben Lugmore)
 
I walked the Lugmore Ridge from west to east on a .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Ben Lugmore)
 
From cloud-covered Ben Lugmore East Top, the rout .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Ben Lugmore)
 
Not much of a peak on its own, but a nice ridge w .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Ben Lugmore)
 
Bogs your Uncle! .. by Irishsas   (Show all for Ben Lugmore)
 
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