Beenkeragh 1008.2m mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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
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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.

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gregk on Beenkeragh, 2003
by gregk  17 Apr 2003
Just did this ridge in early April. The approach was so dry. We were so surprised at how dry it was for this time of the year. This is a great one to climb with a bit of experience. A rope comes in handy for the first portion of this (and makes for a more challenging route) but is not really needed after you reach the first scree's after 500-600 meters. The day we did this, we saw loads of people using the Devils Ladder and only one other group on this ridge. It makes you wonder....as this is just great and you can get to Carrauntoohil via the tooth. I'll keep coming back to this. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2/comment/439/
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