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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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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
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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.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Bheann Mhór in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: An Bheann Mhor from the south
 
Updated Summary:
Flat summit but super panoramic views
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  13 Nov 2020
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.
S. From the S drive to V60267 66312 A and seek permission to park from the farmer. Follow a broad track to V60996 68103 B, 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. Allow approx. 90 mins to the top.
N. From the N park just E of the bridge over the Oveveen River (V59676 69799 C). Head back to the bridge, and go west along the road to V58568 70027 D. 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 other noteworthy tracks include 3566 and 3613.
If you enjoy longer thikes have a look at the 25k track/2495.
Navigational difficulties are minimal; just be careful of what fence line you follow. 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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