Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
Tutorial Area
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

Muckish in monochrome

A hike in the Alps Maritimes

Lake District: Extended Kentmere Round

Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains: The Chaukhi Massif, Georgia’s Dolomites

Lake District: Fairfield Horseshoe

Croagh Patrick

Binn Mhairg: A well worthwhile but neglected scramble

"Deaded"

Aughinish: Clare Island

Scanlan's Island: Clare Island

Near Truskmore, Dartry Mountains (Ireland)

Munnia Top: Coastal Hill

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 Credits
Video display
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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Brandon Peak Mountain Barr an Ghéaráin A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr an Ghéaráin [OSI], 'top of the fang') Kerry County, 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 408 members. Recently by: bergman, David-Guenot, JimMc, Felix, Younghappy, marymac, carbar, ilenia, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, tommyclarke, oakesave, MickC, Polarstern
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/?PHPSESSID=cf98g0qip811j2tnvv9l0k75h7
COMMENTS for Brandon Peak << Prev page 1 2
milo on Brandon Peak, 2002
by milo  29 Jul 2002
Drama to rival Brandon itself Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/50/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
TOOK THE PILGRIM PATH TO THE SUMMIT AND OUR FAITH .. by MAP1878   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Interesting ridge to the east .. by Onzy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
A big one for me, in every sense. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Woolly jumper .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
COMMENTS for Brandon Peak << Prev page 1 2
(End of comment section for Brandon Peak.)

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. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.