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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 32, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 17, 25, 26
Highest place: Truskmore, 647m Maximum height for area: 647 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 560 metres,
BenwiskinMountainBinn Mhiosgáin A name in Irish 'peak of the haystack'SligoCounty, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock
Height:514mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16Grid Reference: G72344 49116This place has been logged as visited by 139 members. Recently by: AntrimRambler, Peter Walker, 40Shades, bryanmccabe, davsheen, PeakPaul, conormcbandon, IainT, Lauranna, Iamcan, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, scapania, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak is remarkable for its wave-like profile when seen from near Ballintrillick. However, it is probably its resemblance to a leaning haystack which accounts for its name. Ir. miosgán is cognate with Welsh misgawn/meisgawn, which has this meaning.
Benwiskin is the 521st highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/425/?PHPSESSID=6stjlmqjvub6719abaafjcl740