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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 place has been logged as visited by 49 members. Recently by: DeltaP, scottwalker, LorraineG, eejaymm, windy, trostanite, sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, stevebullers, jimmyread, susanc, Aidy, jlbrooke, muschi, sandman
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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 623rd highest summit in Ireland. Benbradagh is the second most northerly summit in the Sperrin Mountains area.

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great views for little effort .. by slemish   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbradagh in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Benbradagh's summit area
 
eflanaga on Benbradagh, 2007
by eflanaga  14 Nov 2007
Reached from Boviel (see for previous leg in 'Benbradagh Ridge walk). Leaving Boviel's unremarkable top one as the now obligatory fence to cross and a long heavy trek across extremely wet/boggy ground towards the road (described by 'thisbliss'). Passed quite a few concrete bases (presumably for pylons) and a lot of disregarded parts and wire, which has to be a hazard for sheep, not to mention unwary walkers who trip over it! Reached the road IC 72827 10391 Bafter about 1.5K. Never was a piece of tarmac so welcome and we had the pleasure of its company for a further 650m passing through two gates, before breaking back onto open hill and the short ascent on to Benbradagh's summit. Passed a Ministry of Defence concrete marker with the inscription MOD - BS - 17 (not sure about the last digit!) on the way to the summit. The summit itself is quite disappointing until you walk right to its edge and then you see the drop down towards the valley floor. Unfortunately, the weather was still miserable, wet and low cloud, so views across the Roe Valley towards Binevenagh, Lough Foyle & Innishowen to the north and east, and into the Sperrins proper to the west were impossible Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/565/comment/2908/
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Visited Benbradagh on 12-09-07. A road passes ove .. by thisbliss   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
Scarpy prow. .. by simon3   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
A Pleasant, Easy Walk .. by Aidy   (Show all for Benbradagh)
 
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