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Beann Mountain An Bheann Bhán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bheann Bhán [TH], 'white peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 752m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V72594 76461 This summit has been logged as climbed by 118 members. Recently by: IainT, jacek22m, Wildrover, ericjones, tommccarthy, jimgraham, melohara, PeteBog, noelvontrap, ckilm, thomas_g, dodser, Colin Murphy, oldsoldier, aidand
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.852566, Latitude: 51.926378 , Easting: 72594, Northing: 76461 Prominence: 166m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 472589 576539,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Beann, 10 char: Beann
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann (approximate pronunciation: byown, rhyming with down) is most often climbed in combination with Mullaghanattin as part of a circuit of the Pocket. Despite being unnamed on the Discovery map, it is nearly as high as its neighbour and has several satellites of its own. The ridge extending to the south-west towards Finnararagh is among the most wild and solitary routes in Ireland.   Beann is the 76th highest summit in Ireland.

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Uninspiring ridge top with great views. .. by group   (Show all for Beann)
View from the south .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beann
eric on Beann, 2005
by eric  20 Dec 2005
Beann is composed of 6 summits which are all visible to the left in this photograph. This photograph was taken from Finnararagh which is west of Beann. Also visible in this photograph is Mullaghanattin, Corran Tuathail, Bruach na Binne & Stumpa Duloigh. Routes to the summits of Beann include (1) Approaching from the East from Ballaghbeama via Mullaghanattin. (2) Approaching from the West via Finnararagh. (3) On the main Sneem to Moll's Gap Road is the townland of Lettermoneel (OS Map No.78). From here take the ridge via Eskine, Knockarig & Faher Mountain. All 3 are long walks Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/75/comment/2108/
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Beann is at a meeting point of three ridges. One .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann)
After summitting Mullaghnattin and heading SW to .. by Geo   (Show all for Beann)
Beann on the right as seen from the lower slopes .. by eric   (Show all for Beann)
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