Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
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
Get Notifications

Agnew's Hill: Nice little climb

Douglas Top: Good views from so-so top.

Douglas Top: Simple, rather bleak little top

Galtymore: Steep, airy and grassy highpoint of a long east-west ridge

Crockalough: Easy enough climb to nondescript summit.

Croaghan: Straightforward trail to summit.

Ben Dash: Take a dash off the track to the Ben of the same name!

Brickany: Distinctive hill on the way to Annascaul with views over Inch beach

Bird Hill: Legends of The Bird

Caherconree: views on a clear morning

Slievebaun: Coming from the south.

A Grey Corries Day

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks, shared GPS tracks or about starting places may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   Cen: Reeks West Subarea
Place count in area: 29, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, EW-KNP, EW-R 
Highest place:
Carrauntoohil, 1038.6m
Maximum height for area: 1038.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 1038.6 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Beenkeragh Mountain Binn Chaorach A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Chaorach [OSI 1:25,000],'mountain of sheep') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1,008.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80139 85245
Place visited by 859 members. Recently by: johncusack, SmirkyQuill, Kforde6, akelly810, Solliden, Musheraman, Barrington1978, pinchy, Denis-Barry, Marian_Timmons, thmswhelan, cha, loftyobrien, marktrengove, gibneyst
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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/
COMMENTS for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach) << Prev page 1 2 3 4 5  
Follow this place's comments
Very slippery with various people. .. by Gay1   (Show all for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach))
 
Been great .. by Welder   (Show all for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach))
 
Coumloughra horseshoe .. by frank12345   (Show all for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenkeragh (<i>Binn Chaorach</i>) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itP0sOApmxE
 
PATRICK ZERKOWSKI FILM
by CaptainVertigo  12 Oct 2014
Patrick has put together another beautifully crafted YouTube movie, showing the ascent of Carrauntoohil by the Devil's Ladder route, and eventually reaching Beenkeragh. from the notorious ridge. Very clear. Very helpful. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/17728/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
COMMENTS for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach) << Prev page 1 2 3 4 5
(End of comment section for Beenkeragh (Binn Chaorach).)

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. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007