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
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Nephin BegMountainNéifinn Bheag A name in Irish (Ir. Néifinn Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little sanctuary' [PDT])MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists Bedrock
Height:627mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F93196 10223 Place visited by 119 members. Recently by: Roswayman, markwallace, daveevangibbons, LordKelvin88, Atlanticstar, jamesmforrest, jlk, chrismcc, Ulsterpooka, FrankMc1964, PaulaMc, JimMc, tsheehy, mickdylan, PaulNolan I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/233/