Ben Dash 267m hill, West Clare Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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West Clare Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 
Highest place:
Slievecallan, 391m
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres,

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Ben Dash Hill Clare County, in Binnion List, Sandstone, siltstone & mudstone Bedrock

Height: 267m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 57 Grid Reference: R21180 71175
Place visited by 11 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Jamessheerin, dtlibra, conormcbandon, frankmc04, chalky, Miranda, TommyV, sandman, Fergalh, peter1
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Longitude: -9.168968, Latitude: 52.786185 , Easting: 121180, Northing: 171175 Prominence: 119m,  Isolation: 9.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 521147 671215,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnDsh, 10 char: Ben Dash
Bedrock type: Sandstone, siltstone & mudstone, (Central Clare Group)

Ben Dash is the 1240th highest place in Ireland. Ben Dash is the most southerly summit in the West Clare area.

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First ascent!
by peter1  2 Jun 2014
This is one for the enthusiast...or nutter. My excuse is that it was my 60th birthday and I wanted to bag an MV 'First Ascent'
Park just East of the start point of the GPS track where there is space for 2 cars. Follow the forest track and after passing the mobile phone mast, head into the forest to look for the trig. pillar - which is around one third the height of a 'normal' pillar.
On leaving the pillar, I headed East through the forest to pick up the forest track and back to the car.
Note: the forest is very hard work! In orienteering terms, it is 'fight'... Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1196/comment/16082/
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Nutter Mountain no more! .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Ben Dash)
 
A lowdown elusive Trig! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Ben Dash)
 
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One of my earlier attempts .. by TommyV   (Show all for Ben Dash)
 
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