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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 Bury Mountain Ucht an Chreagáin A name in Irish
also Oughty Craggy an extra name in English
(Ir. Ucht an Chreagáin [logainm.ie], 'breast of the little crag') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 795m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L80244 68290 This summit has been logged as climbed by 303 members. Recently by: salford7, Damien25, Onzy, Garmin, ericjones, tommccarthy, Aciddrinker, Colin Murphy, A_Hynes, Teresa-ms, gmpr40, davidsloan_1, deirdrenig, shanec, jasonmc
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Longitude: -9.811874, Latitude: 53.650821 , Easting: 80244, Northing: 268290 Prominence: 60m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 480220 768308,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnBry, 10 char: Ben Bury
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Also known as Oughty Craggy.   Ben Bury is the third highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 44th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Bury in area Mweelrea Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Ben Bury (left) is the flatter cousin to the peaky Ben Lugmores.
 
Flattish top, though steep north side with good views.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, scapania, simon3,  30 May 2016
Unlike its pointy neighbours this summit is a 500m long East-West scarp. It has a steep northern side and broad high area to the south, lightly strewn with stones and boulders. It is easiest reached from the West via Mweelrea or East via "the Ramp" up from Coum Dubh (the Sruhauncullinmore valley). The Ramp starts at the east of the valley and takes you to the col between Ben Bury and Ben Lugmore (West). Other ways to reach the top include coming from the Ben Lugmores.
Access and parking is available from the R335 at the head of Doo Lough, at L82826950 A.
Ben Bury has good views including towards Croagh Patrick twinned from its viewpoint with Nephin.

For alternative access as part of Mweelrea circular route see short summary for Ben Lugmore East Top. Having passed that summit along with Ben Lugmore and Ben Lugmore West Top, proceed NW for 1 km up gently rising, increasingly stony terrain. Ben Bury's broad summit is marked by two distinct cairns, the one to the east, or one nearer to Ben Lugmore is the highest by four metres. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/43/comment/4803/
 
We parked the car near a picturesque small jetty .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Ben Bury)
 
Having climbed Ben Bury via a traverse of the nor .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Ben Bury)
 
Theres a steep gully just to the west of the nort .. by Dan   (Show all for Ben Bury)
 
As recommended by "Best Irish Walks", we parked a .. by csd   (Show all for Ben Bury)
 
Twin peak view. .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Bury)
 
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