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Ascending the Knockbrinneas from the north.

Knockbrinnea West Top: Larger Twin

Knockaunanattin West Top: Views, loughs and a navigational aid.

Knockaunanattin West Top: First step to Stumpa Duloigh

Knockaunanattin West Top: Impressive defile start leads to airy ridgeline.

Long Island: No sign of the Great Gatsby

Carran NE Top: Approach via wind farm tracks

Walk on tracks above Glendalough

Lobawn Loop - Clockwise avoids any steep ascent! Easy stream crossing.

Knockree: Reasonably clear path to summit

Circumnavigation of Tawny Rower

Little Sugar Loaf: Windy at the top

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Dunkerron Mountains Area   Cen: An Bheann Mhór Subarea
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85, EW-KNP, EW-R 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Knocknagantee Near West Top 628m
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 682.1mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 674.3mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 466.1mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 309.3mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 316.5mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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An Bheann Mhór Mountain (Ir. An Bheann Mhór [TH], 'the big peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 674.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V59358 68348
Place visited by 116 members. Recently by: rhw, maoris, westside, ToughSoles, Carolyn105, jackos, Krzysztof_K, mdehantschutter, bryanmccabe, bagoff, conrad1179, chelman7, NualaB, glencree, Beti13
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Longitude: -10.04178, Latitude: 51.850179 , Easting: 59358, Northing: 68349 Prominence: 289.68m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 459339 568412,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhnM, 10 char: AnBhnMhór
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Previously L. Iskanamacteery Mtn in MV.   An Bheann Mhór is the 153rd highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/148/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>An Bheann Mhór</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: An Bheann Mhor from the south
 
Flat summit but super panoramic views
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  10 May 2023
An Bheann Mhor in south Iveragh is the highpoint of the E-W ridge that links Glanbeg to Coumcallee. Its summit isn't v distinguished but the views of the immediate corries and lakes as well as the more distant coastline, islands and peninsulas more than compensate for this. Navigational difficulties are minimal; just be careful of what fence line you follow.

S. From the S drive to V60267 66312 starA and seek permission to park from the farmer. Follow a broad track to V60996 68103 starB, just 50 metres short of the ridge fence which you can then follow to the west. As you approach Beann na Stiocairi the fence splits. Take the right-hand option before shortly picking up another fence to the west. After reaching na Stocairi the summit is quickly attained after a short descent and re-ascent. 1.5 hrs to top

N. From the N park just E of the bridge over the Oveveen River (V59676 69799 starC). Head back to the bridge, and go west along the road to V58568 70027 starD. From here follow the obvious track south. This track ascends steeply, keeping east and well below the ridge of Glanbeg. When you reach the top of Glanbeg head east to tackle the steep 225m rise to the summit. Allow 1.5 - 2 hrs. Return the same way or continue to Coumcallee and complete the Maugherane circuit as detailed in track/3406.

This summit is inevitably combined with other peaks and there's a very fine 3 day route from Waterville to Ballaghbeama.

Noteworthy tracks include track/3566, track/3613 and the 25k track/2495. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/148/comment/4908/
 
Following the fence west from Beann na Stiocairí .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
A route (the Maughernane circuit) recommended by .. by skyehigh   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
It is clear from the map that this top must be an .. by skyehigh   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
Dogs - Beware of the Eagles .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
Looking west towards Lough Currane & Ballinskelli .. by eric   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
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