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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 This place has been logged as visited by 51 members. Recently by: Garmin, moggy40, moggy40t, Wilderness, quino70, markmjcampion, Eva-j, frankmc04, MichaelE, jimbloomer, feeneyp, ciarraioch, IncaHoots, polovirus, procyon
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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 870th highest place in Ireland. Binn Shleibhe is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Shleibhe in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Benlevy in full splendour.
 
Benlevy (Mount Gable) on 24.02.2012
by FilHil  5 Apr 2012
As mentioned by Bruno follow a single track road leading to Ballard. New-ish blue-on-white signs will direct you to a small parking area (M 072 539 A) good for about 4 cars. Proceed over the ladder style and follow the track uphill, grassy then boggy and some sections quite steep. Old turf fields are in evidence near the top, reason that the track exists at all.

I wanted to share the picture of Benlevy, taken from the track up neighbouring Teeranea hill leading to Bohaun. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/758/comment/6752/
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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)
 
A walker friendly hill. .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
childs play .. by TadghKennedy   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
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