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Knockpasheemore Hill Binn Charrach A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Charrach [TR], 'rocky peak') Galway County, in no lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 412m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L80691 55741 This summit has been logged as climbed by 67 members. Recently by: Podgemus, IainT, strangeweaver, jlk, millsd1, willmg, KowaiBaz, skhg, jasonmc, mountainmike, TommyV, fieldoptic, simoburn, hivisibility, colmocnoc
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Longitude: -9.800305, Latitude: 53.53825 , Easting: 80691, Northing: 255741 Prominence: 17m,   Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 480668 755764,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckps, 10 char: Knckpshmr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Walks: see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, for routes including Knockpasheemore around the Gleann Carbad (Glencorbet) Horseshoe (168-73) and Gleann Eidhneach (Gleninagh) Horseshoe (174-78).   Binn Charrach is the 885th highest summit in Ireland.

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Don't knock or pash by this summit any more... .. by group   (Show all for Binn Charrach)
 
The peat-hag capital of Connemara .. by markwallace   (Show all for Binn Charrach)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Charrach in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: View of Maam Turk.
 
simon3 on Binn Charrach, 2009
by simon3  13 Apr 2009
This summit is something of an outlier to the NE of the Bens and, like so many outliers, it has excellent views both of its parent group the Bens and also of the Maumturks, the Bens north of Kylemore Lough and further afield.

The photo shows the pass of Mam Turk of the eponymously named Maumturks. Many weary travellers following the Maamturk walk will remember the hard pull up out of this pass all too well.

Beyond is first the darkish horizontal stripe formed by the area of Mám na Lí (SE ridge off Leenane Hill) and then Bunnacunneen in the Joyce Country.

On a good day, tarry a while on this summit to pick out several other interesting features. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/775/comment/3714/
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Binn Charrach is a peach of a 400m+ hill for glor .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Binn Charrach)
 
A worthy climb .. by wicklore   (Show all for Binn Charrach)
 
Taken 8th Jan 2009 .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Charrach)
 
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