Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
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
Get Notifications

Vote for MV's Photo of the Year 2020!

Moelfryn: Long trek to summit and longer trek back to starting point

Sychnentydd: Short trek to summit

Moelfryn: Cliffs on way to summit

Cerrig Llwydion: Cairn with Craig Goch reservoir in background

Cerrig Llwydion: Long trek to summit

Pen Lan-fawr: Long trek to summit

Esgair y Llwyn: Short climb to summit from track

Ben Crom: Resrvoir View

Mullaghclogher: Brief Foray

Stapeley Hill: Short trek to summit

Lan Fawr: Worth a short detour

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
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 the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Central Dingle Area   N: Annascaul Lake North Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Beenatoor Mountain Binn an Tuair A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn an Tuair [OSI], 'peak of the bleaching green') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 592m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q55850 08908
Place visited by 78 members. Recently by: justynagru, hivisibility, mountainmike, markmjcampion, Grumbler, strangeweaver, thomas_g, FrankMc1964, hak493r, Lauranna, Wilderness, Ulsterpooka, millsd1, GSheehy, David-Guenot
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.109769, Latitude: 52.213567 , Easting: 55850, Northing: 108908 Prominence: 66m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 455829 608965,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bntr, 10 char: Beenatoor
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Located on southern boundary of Glennahoo townland. The location of this feature looks odd on the Discovery map but on the 1/2 inch map it is the lower peak which directly overlooks Maghanaboe and An Seabhac's description confirms this: binn árd cnuic ar an dteorainn theas [Glennahoo townland]. Anglicised name appears on ½ inch map.   Binn an Tuair is the 310th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/291/
COMMENTS for Beenatoor (Binn an Tuair) << Prev page 1 2  
Follow this place's comments
Do not miss the view .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Beenatoor (Binn an Tuair))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenatoor (<i>Binn an Tuair</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: The Glenahoo View
 
A Worthwhile Detour
by ahogan  28 Nov 2015
Having visited Stradbally mountain and Beensokee (see my comments on these summits or track 3158 for the other parts of the route), we tacked on this detour to Beenatoor before heading back over Coombane. From the summit of Beenoskee, the initial descent (head southwest to avoid the steepest ground on the northern side) is steep with loose rocks underfoot at times, before changing to flatter and wetter ground at the bottom with a nice mixture of peat hags and bog holes to hone your bog jumping technique. At the base of the col, swing back in a north-westerly direction to skirt around the base of Coombane on the way to Beenatoor. While the summit of Beenatoor is relatively flat and unremarkable, the out and back detour (adds about 2km to route) is well worth it for the views from down into the steep sided Glenahoo valley directly below and further afield to the Brandon ridge. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/291/comment/18397/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Steep ascent, unmarked summit. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Beenatoor (Binn an Tuair))
 
COMMENTS for Beenatoor (Binn an Tuair) << Prev page 1 2
(End of comment section for Beenatoor (Binn an Tuair).)

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. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007