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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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White Mountain Mountain Dho Bran A name in Irish
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: -6.84321, Latitude: 52.506879 , Easting: 278598, Northing: 140081 Prominence: 134m,   Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 678530 640128,   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 541st 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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I walked the ridge from Bran Scultair to Blacksta .. by mneary34   (Show all for Dho Bran)
 
Here is a photo of the rather unusual elevated tr .. by mneary34   (Show all for Dho Bran)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dho Bran in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bran Scultair from Brandon Hill
 
mneary34 on Dho Bran, 2005
by mneary34  9 Oct 2005
Bran Scultair is located at the southern end of the Blackstairs and when I climbed it last year I did so from the col between it and Blackstairs Mountain. Bran Scultair has forest on its eastern side with no trees on its western side. I recently viewed its impressive aspect from Brandon Hill which is 9 km to the west as shown in this photo. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/446/comment/1993/
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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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