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Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area   Cen: Glenbeigh Horseshoe Subarea
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 78, 83 
Highest place:
Coomacarrea, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 457 metres,

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Beenmore Mountain Binn Mhór A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Binn Mhór [PDT], 'big peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 660m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V59641 86791
Place visited by 142 members. Recently by: nupat, eoghancarton, JohnAshton, jackos, annem, Chance, No1Grumbler, bandre, obanboy, learykid, conormcg, Hjonna, Grumbler, John.geary, dunnejohn
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Longitude: -10.04517, Latitude: 52.015886 , Easting: 59641, Northing: 86791 Prominence: 125m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 459623 586850,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnm660, 10 char: Beenmore
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beenmore is about midway along the ridge between Been Hill and Drung Hill, but is higher than both. It dominates the valley of Gleensk and features prominently in the view from the Kerry Way.   Beenmore is the 179th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenmore (<i>Binn Mhór</i>) in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Summit from Been Hill
 
A steep-sided coastal peak with widespread panoramas.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, Colin Murphy  6 Mar 2021
This top along with its neighbour Drung Hill constitutes a steep-sided massif to the SW of Glenbeigh. It's often done in a long loop with other hills on the Glenbeigh Horseshoe. There are great views esp. of Dingle Bay, the Glenbeigh hills, Dingle peninsula, Knocknadobar and the reeks. Huge corries linger to the E.
NE. Park at V62019 88679 A - room for 3 cars. Walk 100m W and follow the waymarked sign left up a track at V61854 88672 B. Pass a house, a disused farmyard and go through several gates until you reach V60705 88690 C. Cross a fence and head uphill on natural steps to top Drung Hill, then SW for 1km over solid, grassy terrain to reach the cairned summit of Beenmore after 20 minutes. 1.5hrs+
W. You can also approach from the W via a new farm track that comes right up to the col at V59665 86278 D. Start at same place as above but, instead of ascending Drung, continue SW along the Kerry Way and when you're W of the summit keep an eye out for an obvious track coming up from the forest. From the col there's a steep but short pull up to the summit - you could then take in Drung and descend via either the N or E ridge, the latter being gentler with a feint track and largely grassy.
An alternative start from the W is to park (discreetly) a little SW up the road from the entrance to the KW. Shortly after joining the KW branch off E and climb steeply to the flattish summit of Been Hill and head NE to the aforementioned col. 1.5hrs
Notable tracks incl. track/1816 and track/3964. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/173/comment/4933/
 
Completed the three summits of Been Hill, Beenmor .. by eoin   (Show all for Beenmore (Binn Mhór))
 
Dark cairn jagged against mist of Kells Kerry c .. by simon3   (Show all for Beenmore (Binn Mhór))
 
I climbed Beenmore via the summit ridge from Drun .. by riverlaune   (Show all for Beenmore (Binn Mhór))
 
On Glenbeigh Horseshoe .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Beenmore (Binn Mhór))
 
Good times between lockdowns. .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Beenmore (Binn Mhór))
 
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