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Beann Dubh Hill Kerry County, in no lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 452m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V74900 82900 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, jackill, trekker, thomas_g, ciarraioch, gallybander, turfymccloud, Cobhclimber, Conor74, pocarbuile, dbloke, ahendroff
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Longitude: -9.821647, Latitude: 51.984582 , Easting: 74900, Northing: 82900 Prominence: 27m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474877 582959,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnD452, 10 char: Beann Dubh
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beann Dubh is the 721st highest summit in Ireland. Beann Dubh is the second most westerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

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ahendroff on Beann Dubh, 2009
by ahendroff  21 Mar 2009
Started from V761840 A, cross the bridge, then across fields, later to ascend the spur starting at approx. V750836 B to the left of the fence. At about 370m, I crossed the fence to the right, as the terrain is slightly easier. However, rounding a grassy knoll, a glare of sunshine hit me, I looked up - lo and behold - sat a bull! I drifted back toward the fence as the bull got up to descend the knoll. Then in front of me was another grassy knoll, and behind it stood ... another bull! I just about made it over the fence as the bulls strode toward me. So word of advice: anyone climbing this hill may want to walk left of the fence even if the terrain is slightly rougher ... Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/613/comment/3660/
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Picture: Lough Acoose from Beann Dubh
 
The Black Peak
by ciarraioch  11 Nov 2014
We knocked off the three neighboring hills from the top of the Bridia path on the Kerry Way. Allow about an hour and a half one-way from this point across Beendarrig and Beann Bhán, with more time to get to the aforementioned saddle from either the Lough Acoose or Bridia valley sides. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/613/comment/17742/
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Picture: Coomloughra from near the top
Access via Glencar marked walk
by thomas_g  27 Jun 2015
There is a marked walk that will get you to the stream that runs off Beann Dubh, you can then follow the spur as it winds its way towards the top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/613/comment/18163/
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