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An Bhinn Dubh Hill (Ir. An Bhinn Dubh [OSI], 'the black peak') Kerry County, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 479.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q48328 05613 This summit has been logged as climbed by 84 members. Recently by: IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, aidand, Wilderness, gfmurphy101, Carrauntoohilboy, melohara, frankmc04, fingalscave, noelvontrap, jimgraham, Alatar, mcrtchly, kernowclimber
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Longitude: -10.218227, Latitude: 52.181937 , Easting: 48328, Northing: 105613 Prominence: 50.64m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 448311 605668,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhnD, 10 char: AnBhnDbh
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This is the first peak W of the Connor Pass.   An Bhinn Dubh is the 626th highest summit in Ireland. An Bhinn Dubh is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Brandon Group area.

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Like taking candy from a baby...
Short Summary created by Peter Walker,  14 Jun 2012
An Bhinn Dubh is almost certainly the easiest top on the entire Dingle peninsula. The first bump on the huge sickle-shaped ridge linking the Connor Pass to Brandon, its ascent can be accomplished in a matter of minutes. Start from the car park at the top of the pass 491056 A and plod up the wide and gently-inclined track heading west for about 700m to the summit (a little way past a conspicuous cairn). The immediate environs are unexceptional but the views are very good.

If not pressed for time continuing at least as far as Ballysitteragh is recommended. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/521/comment/5280/
 
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