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Twelve Bens Area   E: Glencorbet Subarea
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Benbrack Mountain Binn Bhreac A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Bhreac [OSI], 'speckled peak') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76558 55818
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Longitude: -9.862684, Latitude: 53.537986 , Easting: 76558, Northing: 255818 Prominence: 264m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476533 755841,   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 331st highest place in Ireland.

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Me and my boyfrend did The Glencorbet Horseshoe i .. by katekat   (Show all for Benbrack (Binn Bhreac))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack (<i>Binn Bhreac</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Steep climb to summit from Binn Bhán side
 
Great views and a nice challenge
by cormacs  4 Oct 2018
Great views and a nice challenge. We were lucky to have climbed this mountain at the end of the dry summer that was 2018. We walked across from Binn Bhán after starting at point B in the map. In places the going was boggy even though there had been little rain in the preceeding months so I’d imagine that in winter or a normal summer the ground would be very boggy. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/20079/
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