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Brandon Group Area
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Brandon Peak Mountain Barr an Ghéaráin A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr an Ghéaráin [OSI], 'top of the fang') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 840m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q47207 09481
Place visited by 451 members. Recently by: Magnetic_fields, JohnAshton, Maire-Ni, conormcg, Hjonna, jackos, chairmanmiah, the-wren, mwalimu2, deggy66, strangeweaver, osullivanm, tsheehy, learykid, Grumbler
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Longitude: -10.236348, Latitude: 52.216359 , Easting: 47207, Northing: 109481 Prominence: 190m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 447190 609534,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndPk, 10 char: BrndnPeak
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

From the vicinity of Cloghane church there is a strange optical illusion whereby this peak seems higher than the summit, though it is actually over 100m lower.   Brandon Peak is the 25th highest place in Ireland.

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Peak Indeed .. by group   (Show all for Barr an Ghéaráin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barr an Ghéaráin in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Looking north to Brandon Peak and Maharees
 
New Comment: May 2020 Covid 19 lockdown walk (it is within my 5km zone!)
by liz50  12 May 2020
Brandon Peak situated on the Brandon Ridge south of the main summit offers panoramic views of Castlegregory and the Maharees. Usually included as part of the ridge walk from Brandon to the Connor Pass, it can also be accessed from an ancient right of way known as An Bothar Mhileata crossing An Gearan en route. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/20786/
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A magic scramble up the East Ridge .. by IainT   (Show all for Barr an Ghéaráin)
 
Photo shows the ridge walk over to Brandon Peak ( .. by csd   (Show all for Barr an Ghéaráin)
 
Climbed Brandon Peak recently as part of a ridge .. by aidand   (Show all for Barr an Ghéaráin)
 
from Mullaghveal to top and back .. by marzka   (Show all for Barr an Ghéaráin)
 
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