Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
Tutorial Area
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions

An Cnoc Fada: The majesty of the Poisoned Glen in the snow

Tomies Mountain: Light on Tomies and Purple

Derrygarriff: Free as a bird

The Beara-Breifne Way Day 6

Enjoy your trip

Foardal: Beyond a shadow of a doubt

The Beara-Breifne Way Day7

The Beara-Breifne Way Day5

Hillocks

Foardal: Simple approach from NW

The Beara-Breifne Way Day4

Derrygarriff: Fine summit, easily reached.

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Rating graphic.
Beenkeragh Mountain Binn Chaorach A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Chaorach [OSI 1:25,000],'mountain of sheep') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1008.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80139 85245
Place visited by 706 members. Recently by: bergman, nioclas, JimMc, Matrim, Younghappy, jgdarcy, amgall, Xiom5724, bryanjbarry, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Reeks2011, ColinCallanan, DeltaP
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.746246, Latitude: 52.006802 , Easting: 80139, Northing: 85245 Prominence: 90.85m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 480115 585304,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnkrgh, 10 char: Beenkeragh
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beenkeragh offers challenging scrambling on the Hag's Tooth Ridge. It is connected to Carrauntoohil by a ridge known as the Bones.   Beenkeragh is the second highest mountain in Ireland. Beenkeragh is the second highest point in county Kerry.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/?PHPSESSID=7ken1cng4rnbrfbqejhj63o570
COMMENTS for Beenkeragh << Prev page 1 2 3 4 5 Next page >>
Here's the first part of the ridge leading from B .. by denisdeasy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Beenkeragh always provides a great challenge. Mos .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
Did the Coomloughra H/S last Saturday for the fir .. by ssmith   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh in area MacGillycuddy
 
s mc auliffe on Beenkeragh, 2006
by s mc auliffe  4 Jan 2006
I climbed the eastern Beenkeeragh on Friday9th JUly 2004. The day was lovely and sunny with no wind. This gave great scrambling conditions so I made the most of it and tackled the Hags Tooth full on. It is not as difficult as it first appears and most of the difficult bits can be avoided. I had done it before but it was misty and the rock was damp so I couldn't do the tricky bits. No such problems today so I enjoyed a full on scramble on wonderfully grippy rock. The views across to Carrauntoohil and across the Hags Glen are marvellous. I have never done Howling Ridge but it looks wonderfully tempting. I suppose I will have to be guided up there, it definately looks to be a rope job. I'm including a picture of some of the pinnacles on the ridge above the Tooth. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/1017/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
friends and i climbed Beenkeragh the week before .. by andyharte   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
A World Of Drama Up Here .. by Aidy   (Show all for Beenkeragh)
 
COMMENTS for Beenkeragh << Prev page 1 2 3 4 5 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Beenkeragh.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.