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Broaghnabinnia Mountain Bruach na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Bruach na Binne [OSI], 'verge of the peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 745m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80163 81388
Place visited by 114 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, eamonoc, summitstrife, Hadleigh, muddyboots, hivisibility, IainT, ericjones, DaveMc, Martinpeak, jimgraham, t.jay, tommccarthy, Wilderness, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -9.744421, Latitude: 51.972162 , Easting: 80163, Northing: 81388 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 480148 581448,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brghnb, 10 char: Brghnbn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin gives Beann, 'peak', as the true name of this mountain. Apparently the name Bruach na Binne really belonged to a feature a few miles to the W overlooking the Bridia Valley and was mistakenly applied to this peak by the sappers.   Broaghnabinnia is the 82nd highest place in Ireland. Broaghnabinnia is the most northerly summit in the Dunkerron Mountains area.

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Steep sided, flat topped and great views. .. by group   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Mersey .. by Conor74   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
A classic case of biting off more than you can ch .. by Geo   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
New route, new perspective? .. by Conor74   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Climb the nose of a westerly face. .. by simon3   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Broaghnabinnia in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Broaghnabinnia, SE side.
 
simon3 on Broaghnabinnia, 2006
by simon3  25 Nov 2006
Poor old Broaghnabinnia. Described by David Herman [Hill Walkers Kerry] as ".. not the most enticing of mountains .." whose summit is ".. a tiny plain of boggy grass .. disappointing .."

Can't say I entirely agree. This summit has some dramatic slopes particularly on the northern side. Even this picture of the southern side shows cliffs and steepness.

The picture was taken one November from around Knocknabreda. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/2558/
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