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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
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Maximum height for area: 729 metres, Summits in area: 38, Maximum prominence for area: 684 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 44 For all tops
Highest summit: Benbaun, 729m
BenfreeMountainBinn Fraoigh A name in Irish also Luggatarriff an extra name in English (Ir. Binn Fraoigh [TR], 'peak of heather')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Aluminous schists, hornblendic rocks Bedrock
Height:638mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L77758 54412This summit has been logged as climbed by 209 members. Recently by: IainT, strangeweaver, Lauranna, jlk, Ulsterpooka, Hilldweller, William-J, guestuser, Danger, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Peter Walker, Wilderness, eugeneryan959 I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
On the Discovery map this peak is marked as Luggatarriff, a name meaning 'hollow of the bull' which probably applies to a hollow on the slopes of Benfree.
Binn Fraoigh is the 222nd highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/216/