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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A For all tops   Highest summit: Cuilcagh, 665m
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Benbrack Mountain An Bhinn Bhreac A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Bhreac [logainm.ie], 'the speckled peak') Cavan County, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27A Grid Reference: H10117 21600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 51 members. Recently by: Lauranna, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, mgtrose, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, Peter Walker, IndyMan, ckilm, CaptainVertigo, simoburn, Garmin, chalky, turfymccloud, concorde
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Longitude: -7.845966, Latitude: 54.143373 , Easting: 210117, Northing: 321600 Prominence: 147m,   Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 610064 821606,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb502, 10 char: Benbrac502
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

A large group of rocks on the east side of Bellavally Gap are known as the Black Rocks or Maguire's Chair. This was the site of an assembly on 'Donagh Sunday', the last Sunday in July (MacNeill, 175-77). According to Dalton, the name has led to an erroneous belief that this was the inauguration site of the Maguires, and this is confirmed by MacNeill.   Benbrack is the 564th highest summit in Ireland. Benbrack is the third highest point in county Cavan.

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Straightforward, and you get a bonus top on the w .. by group   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Keep out ? .. by marymac   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
A relatively pleasant walk on the unloved but not .. by Absalon   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: The view over Lough Derrynananta to Culcaigh, from the summit of Benbrack
 
csd on Benbrack, 2006
by csd  19 Nov 2006
I approached Benbrack from the southwest, on the road you that takes you past Ben Croy. Parking the car at H06742 20440 G near the radio transmission masts, you can follow the rough track which will take you closer to the summit. From then it's a slog over the heather, through the bogs, to the track shown on sheet 26 skirting the forest. This track is in the process of being dug up by a JCB, so isn't really much use. Benbrack has a flat summit, riven by peat hags, so it's difficult to find the highest point. Great views from the summit, especially in the snow. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/450/comment/2546/
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Nice pleasant climb, although the weather was ver .. by Jaak   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
(See Benbeg for first part of walk – climbed Marc .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
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