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Nephin Begs Area   Cen: Nephin Beg Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 30, 31, CBW 
Highest place:
Slieve Carr, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 646 metres,

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Nephin Beg Mountain Néifinn Bheag A name in Irish (Ir. Néifinn Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little sanctuary' [PDT]) Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 627m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F93196 10223
Place visited by 144 members. Recently by: a3642278, ryanguinness10, Beti13, eiremountains, glencree, derekfanning, Ianhhill, fingal, markmjcampion, annem, Michaelmangan, upper, No1Grumbler, thrifleganger, Wes
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Longitude: -9.630642, Latitude: 54.030188 , Easting: 93196, Northing: 310223 Prominence: 365m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 493170 810230,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NphnBg, 10 char: Nephin Beg
Bedrock type: White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists, (Srahmore Quartzite and Schist Member)

Oddly, Nephin Beg is some distance from Nephin and there are other intervening mountains between them. Why it is so named is, therefore, something of a mystery, unless it too was a sanctuary. For origin of name, see Nephin. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SE, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 71.   Nephin Beg is the 244th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nephin Beg (<i>Néifinn Bheag</i>) in area Nephin Begs, Ireland
Picture: The beginning of the trail,behind the fog Nephin was waiting for us
 
Nephin
by eiremountains  11 Apr 2022
We did this route on the 19/08/2020 during Storm Ellen, not the best day to do so.

We parked up north, and started following a path, that disappeared, continued following along the gap where the river is born till half of it, where we tried to find the actual path till we found it. Weather was that bad we rush and completed the horseshoe as fast as we could. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/233/comment/23478/
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