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Benbrack Mountain Binn Bhreac A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Bhreac [OSI], 'speckled peak') Galway County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76558 55818
Place visited by 192 members. Recently by: justynagru, Ulsterpooka, Grumbler, fieldoptic, OisinD, rollingwave, eamonoc, cormacs, billh999, padstowe, ilenia, LorraineG60, Haulie, MichaelG55, Jimmy600leavey
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Longitude: -9.862653, Latitude: 53.537968 , Easting: 76558, Northing: 255818 Prominence: 264m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476535 755839,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb582, 10 char: Benbrack
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

The summit of this mountain is strewn with lumps of quartz. Walks: for a route taking in Cnoc Breac, Binn Bhreac and Binn Bhán or Maolán, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 163-67.   Benbrack is the 330th highest place in Ireland.

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Me and my boyfrend did The Glencorbet Horseshoe i .. by katekat   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Great views and a nice challenge .. by cormacs   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
To the north of Benbrack is Kylemore Abbey with a .. by simon3   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Parking prohibited
by Jamessheerin  8 Nov 2016
Please be advised that parking at Kylemore Abbey is now off limits. I was there last Sunday (Nov 6, 2016) with my club and we were informed that we "could not leave the grounds", we "couldn't park there and climb the nearby hills" and "we should park in Leenaun", 10 miles away! I believe the Abbey grounds are under new management and this is their way of a friendly reception. We, the club, have been parking there for over twenty years (taking up a very small part of a very large carpark)... and spending a sizable amount of money in the cafe afterwards. We have never abused the free parking there in any way. After we left last Sunday there were only three cars left in the carpark. And thirty less people to spend money in the coffee shop! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/18701/
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Benbrack seen from Benbaun, with a shoulder of Do .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Climbed to Benbrack -18.05.2008 on another fine c .. by donieg   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
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