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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 332nd 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))
 
Great views and a nice challenge .. by cormacs   (Show all for Benbrack (Binn Bhreac))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack (<i>Binn Bhreac</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
by simon3  1 Oct 2022
To the north of Benbrack is Kylemore Abbey with a convenient car-park. Going south from there via a path that leaves the road at around L 75185 58057 starB it is straightforward, if hard work, to reach Benbaun, 477m. The picture shows the approach to Benbrack from Benbaun, via a broad ridge. Benbrack is to the right of the picture. Highest on the skyline is another Benbaun or Binn Bhan. 729m. To its right is Benfree, (Binn Fraoigh) 638m Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/697/
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Parking prohibited .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Benbrack (Binn Bhreac))
 
Benbrack seen from Benbaun, with a shoulder of Do .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benbrack (Binn Bhreac))
 
Climbed to Benbrack -18.05.2008 on another fine c .. by donieg   (Show all for Benbrack (Binn Bhreac))
 
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