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Benwiskin Mountain Sligo County, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 514m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G72344 49116 This summit has been logged as climbed by 130 members. Recently by: Iamcan, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, scapania, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, ckilm, mgtrose, johnstna, Wilderness, Onzy, eugeneryan959, Teresa-ms, ColinCallanan, el_boyco
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Longitude: -8.426488, Latitude: 54.389909 , Easting: 172344, Northing: 349116 Prominence: 39m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 572299 849116,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnwskn, 10 char: Benwiskin
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

This peak is remarkable for its wave-like profile when seen from near Ballintrillick.   Benwiskin is the 520th highest summit in Ireland.

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Climbed Ben Wiskin in 1999, setting off at the cr .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benwiskin)
 
Access .. by Sweeney   (Show all for Benwiskin)
 
Ben Wiskin from Ballinatrillick. This is the wav .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benwiskin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benwiskin in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: West Crag to fields below
 
West Crags Mouth
by swoop  17 Feb 2011
Myself and Zocolco visited the top of Benwiskin, and this is the view looking below in a westerly direction from the top of the large crag / revine on the west face. Pretty big drop below. No fencing at the top , so we kept well back. Very windy yesterday, a cold wind that there seemed to be no getting away from. A short visit , great views of Slievemore, Truskmore , Tievebaun and Benbulben with Streedagh beach and Mullaghmore below. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/425/comment/6243/
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Gleniff Horseshoe .. by Skyebabyisback   (Show all for Benwiskin)
 
The height of disappointment! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Benwiskin)
 
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