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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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Dho Bran Mountain White Mountain A name in English
also previosly Bran Scultair an extra name in English
Carlow/ Wexford County, in Arderin List, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 509m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S78598 40081 This summit has been logged as climbed by 92 members. Recently by: theredyin, Kiwitrekker, strangeweaver, lw24, Wilderness, Geo, millsd1, liz50, maike, walker26, Ulsterpooka, Garmin, muddyboots, mountainmike, Kennyj
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Longitude: -6.843225, Latitude: 52.50687 , Easting: 278598, Northing: 140081 Prominence: 134m,   Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 678529 640127,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Wht509, 10 char: WhtMntn509
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Máire MacNeill, discussing the customs associated with Caher Roe's Den, reports: Lesser piles along the top of the mountain-ridge are called after Fionn's dog, Bran, which is said to have leaped from one pile to another (MacNeill, 225). Bran Scultair and the nearby Dho Bran appear to be two such names, though their precise meaning is not clear.   Dho Bran is the 535th highest summit in Ireland. Dho Bran is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Blackstairs Mountains area.

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mneary34 on Dho Bran, 2004
by mneary34  29 Nov 2004
I walked the ridge from Bran Scultair to Blackstairs Mountain, and the path varies in quality along the route. This photo shows the section heading north between Carrigroe and Carrigalachan. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/446/comment/1347/
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Here is a photo of the rather unusual elevated tr .. by mneary34   (Show all for Dho Bran)
Bran Scultair is located at the southern end of t .. by mneary34   (Show all for Dho Bran)
Started at GR 783 377 A and climbed uphill t .. by cuan   (Show all for Dho Bran)
Definitely the end of the road as far as the Blac .. by milo   (Show all for Dho Bran)
For my money, this top offers the best view in th .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Dho Bran)
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