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Benlevy Hill Binn Shleibhe A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Shleibhe [OSI], 'peak of the mountain/moorland') Galway County, in Carn List, Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic Bedrock

Height: 416m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: M05000 54900
Place visited by 53 members. Recently by: jawakow, ColinCallanan, Garmin, moggy40, moggy40t, Wilderness, quino70, markmjcampion, Eva-j, frankmc04, MichaelE, jimbloomer, feeneyp, ciarraioch, IncaHoots
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Longitude: -9.433549, Latitude: 53.535635 , Easting: 105000, Northing: 254900 Prominence: 352m,  Isolation: 4.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 504970 754921,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnlvy, 10 char: Benlevy
Bedrock type: Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic, (Ben Levy Grit Formation)

Benlevy dominates the narrow neck of land between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, on which Clonbur and Cong are situated. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SE, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 58-59.   Binn Shleibhe is the 869th highest place in Ireland. Binn Shleibhe is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/758/?PHPSESSID=c9aq75cvhhdmmh8vcblp40bee5
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Benlevy (Mount Gable) on 24.02.2012 .. by FilHil   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
Mount Gable (Ben Levy on OSI Map) Did this wa .. by bruno   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
Tremendous views of Lough Mask and Lough Corrib- .. by bruno   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Shleibhe in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Benlevy start area facilities.
 
A walker friendly hill.
by paddyhillsbagger  8 Jan 2013
Congratulations to Galway Co Co or whosoever provided the small carpark. Mount Gable walking signs and style which greet you upon arrival at M072 539 A, as mentioned by bruno and Filhill. Lovely to find a welcome to the hills! Only downside is that it's a long trek across the boggy summit plateau to the trig point so keen baggers may wish to find a shorter route from the West. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/758/comment/14900/
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childs play .. by TadghKennedy   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
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