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Keenaght Area
Maximum height for area: 399 metres,   Summits in area: 5,   Maximum prominence for area: 270 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 4, 7, 8 For all tops   Highest summit: Donald's Hill, 399m
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Binevenagh Hill Binn Fhoibhne A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Fhoibhne [DUPN], 'peak of Foibhne') Derry County, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 385m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 4 Grid Reference: C69200 30200 This summit has been logged as climbed by 58 members. Recently by: DenisMc, sperrinlad, stevebullers, trostanite, Claybird007, Ulsterpooka, jmcg, susanc, jimmyread, windy, jlbrooke, davog, chalky, sir_boba_fett, Aidy
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Longitude: -6.916383, Latitude: 55.114206 , Easting: 269200, Northing: 430200 Prominence: 170m,   Isolation: 7.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669134 930182,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnvngh, 10 char: Binevenagh
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

According to legend, Foibhne, son of Taircheltar, was slain here. Binevenagh is unmistakable with its impressive basalt cliffs, 1235 ft. high, and a lower series of broken crags resembling fangs.   Binevenagh is the third highest hill in the Keenaght area and the 985th highest in Ireland. Binevenagh is the most northerly summit in the Keenaght area.

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A frozen Binevenagh lake in the background..... .. by Derry259   (Show all for Binevenagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binevenagh in area Keenaght, Ireland
 
Gentle walk with great views
by Derry_Danderer  2 Oct 2013
Despite seeing this promontory daily from where I live I only walked this hill last year for the first time.
Having parked on the Leighry road at C703 317 A I went through the car barrier and onto the path. I decided to take the long the straight path uphill heading South South West, at its end you'll reach a T-junction, take a right where it turns into a logging track.
You can then pick your way across here East-bound where you can either skirt around the trees, take a path through or make your own way. Follow the cliff top path along as far as you want to go, while enjoying the expansive view laid out in front of you. I carried on beyond the lake and if you're lucky you might get treated to a display from either the local glider club or birds of prey circling above as I did
I returned by mostly retracing my steps however there is an obvious well marked path through the forest to the forestry maintenance track at the bottom if you want to try another route. From here it is only a few hundred yards back to the car. A short gentle walk with good ground underfoot and no slopes to trouble most people. It offers a great reward of a view from Derry, Donegal, the North coast and some Scottish Islands on a very clear day Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/860/comment/15209/
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Trig Point activation with Amateur radio .. by Claybird007   (Show all for Binevenagh)
 
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