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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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The Black Peak .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Beann Dubh)
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