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Twelve Bens Area   SE: Glencoaghan Loop Subarea
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Bengower Mountain Binn Gabhar A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Gabhar [TR], 'goats’ peak') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 664m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78301 50644
Place visited by 362 members. Recently by: Tomaquinas, flynnke, finbarr65, annem, JoHeaney, cactustravelfan, mrmikelennon, paddyman, JamesClancy, Chance, upper, Benbruce, magnumpig, No1Grumbler, obrien116
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Longitude: -9.834022, Latitude: 53.4919 , Easting: 78301, Northing: 250644 Prominence: 196m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 478300 750664,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bngwr, 10 char: Bengower
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Erroneously marked as ‘Glengower’ on the Discovery series map. On the summit of this mountain you will find thrift (or sea-pink) in bloom during the late spring, despite the fact that it is far inland.   Binn Gabhar is the 173rd highest place in Ireland.

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Finally got around to doing the Gleann Chochan ho .. by aburden   (Show all for Bengower (Binn Gabhar))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bengower (<i>Binn Gabhar</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: From Bengower looking towards Benlettery
 
Love in the time of Covid
by magnumpig  23 Nov 2020
Climbed Bengower on 21st November 2020, via Ben Lettery, and thats the peak that can be seen in the picture - taken from Ben Gower peak. It was a spectacular day and I regret not advancing to Benbreen rather than doubling back to my car via Benglenisky. Oh well, next time. Spectacular views in all directions, especially towards Roundstone. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/167/comment/21527/
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If you've climbed Benlettery you might as well do .. by csd   (Show all for Bengower (Binn Gabhar))
 
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