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Benbradagh Hill An Bhinn Bhradach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Bhradach [DUPN], 'the treacherous/dangerous peak') Derry County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 465m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C72194 11337 This summit has been logged as climbed by 46 members. Recently by: windy, trostanite, sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, stevebullers, jimmyread, susanc, Aidy, jlbrooke, muschi, sandman, chalky, sir_boba_fett, killyman1, whoRya
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Longitude: -6.874234, Latitude: 54.944377 , Easting: 272194, Northing: 411337 Prominence: 171m,   Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 672127 911323,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnbrdg, 10 char: Benbradagh
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Formerly known as Gealbhinn [DUPN], 'bright peak'   Benbradagh is the 673rd highest summit in Ireland. Benbradagh is the second most northerly summit in the Sperrin Mountains area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/565/
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great views for little effort .. by slemish   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
Reached from Boviel (see for previous leg in 'Ben .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
Visited Benbradagh on 12-09-07. A road passes ove .. by thisbliss   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
Scarpy prow. .. by simon3   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbradagh in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Dungiven and pastoral countryside under the Sperrins
 
A Pleasant, Easy Walk
by Aidy  13 May 2015
I had a little bit of spare time today, and thought by taking the Curragh Road from Dungiven to gain as much height as possible by car, I might be able to squeeze in Benbradagh, Boviel Top and Carn Hill. As it turned out, I ran out of time before I could get to Carn Hill, but managed the other two. First was Benbradagh, starting from the high point on the road, where there was a large parking area. It was a short walk from there to the summit, over ground that was easy to walk on - initially on an access track for a small mast, then on level ground, with short grass, and most of the height had already been gained. Benbradagh had cut a fine figure from below, and provided great views from the top too. Particularly impressive were the views north over Donald's Hill to Binevenagh, northwest across the Roe Valley and Lough Foyle to Inishowen, southwest over Dungiven to the Sperrins, and south east to Boviel Top's steep southern slope. Its a nice guilty pleasure to cheat occasionally! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/565/comment/17984/
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