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Bencorr Mountain Binn Chorr A name in Irish
also Binn an Choire Mhóir an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Chorr [TR], 'pointed peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 711m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81166 52200
Place visited by 347 members. Recently by: jgfitz, PeakPaul, TommyV, Grumbler, John.geary, Mike-Mor, leonardt, Roswayman, High-King, Jim Sheehan, GerSomers, JeanM, Haulie, arderincorbett, Patbrdrck
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Longitude: -9.791816, Latitude: 53.50654 , Easting: 81166, Northing: 252200 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 0.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 481142 752222,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bencor, 10 char: Bencorr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Tim Robinson also gives the alternative name Binn an Choire Mhóir, 'peak of the big corrie'. The sappers set up a beacon on this peak during the first Ordnance Survey [TR].   Binn Chorr is the second highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 104th highest in Ireland. Binn Chorr is the second highest point in county Galway.

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The ridge between the North Top and main summits .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
Approaching this mountain from Mam na BhFonsai yo .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
I climbed Ben Corr on 2007-06-06 by sunshine and .. by Himiwack   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
Glencoaghan Horseshoe .. by davsheen   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
I am interested in locating the Old Triangulation .. by bargo   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Ballynahinch Lake and the N59 from Benlettery
 
The Glencoaghan Horseshoe
by TommyV  22 Jul 2019
This route starts and finishes at Benlettery Hostel and takes in a full circuit of the Glencoaghan Horseshoe. This horseshoe walk takes in six of the Bens and is a rite of passage for anybody hillwalking in Ireland. It's a challenging but enjoyable day on the hills. Bencorr being the highest point on the route. Be warned there are some difficult ascents and descents on this route, particularly the Western side of the horseshoe so it's best left for a fine day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/20581/
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