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Nephin Begs Area   Cen: Glennamong Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 30, 31, CBW 
Highest place:
Slieve Carr, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 646 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Bengorm Mountain An Bhinn Ghorm A name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Ghorm [OSI], 'the blue peak') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: F92832 01328
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Longitude: -9.633051, Latitude: 53.95026 , Easting: 92832, Northing: 301328 Prominence: 225m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 492807 801340,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bng582, 10 char: Bengorm
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

Walks: for a route taking in Bengorm, Corranabinnia and Glennamong, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 72-73.   Bengorm is the 330th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bengorm (<i>An Bhinn Ghorm</i>) in area Nephin Begs, Ireland
Picture: pic:gerrym - Bengorm under Corranabinnia
 
Emerging from the shadow of Corranabinnia
Short Summary created by Onzy  6 Oct 2014
Bengorm can be considered a mere waypoint on the route to Corranabinnia, but this is to do it an injustice as it is a very fine peak in its own right, shapely and with not insignificant approaches from both north and south. From its summit and the ascent itself, there are fine views of the Corranabinnia ridge, while back south Clew Bay opens up as you rise.

Nonetheless, there is no doubt that the best routes taking in Bemgorm are those that are heading either to or from Corranabinnia, with Bengorm being either the first or last peak in a round. Perhaps the most classic route is the circuit of Glendahurk Valley, taking in Bengorm, its NW top and the 2 Corranabinnias and making use of the raking spur south of Corranabinnia SW top. The horseshoe can be done in either direction, from starting points at either L91061 97962 A or about 300m further south, where there is a stile on the right. At 15k with an ascent of c.1,000m, the circuit should take about 6 hours.

An up and down route to Bengorm from either of the above starting points is perfectly possible and should take about 2-3 hours.

Another circular option is the challenging round of the Glennamong Valley, taking in Tirkslieve, both Glennamongs, Corranabinnia and the two Bengorms, before descending to the road near Furness. The option of a short extension to Corranabinnia SW top is also possible. This is a walk of 20k+, with some road walking and will take about 8 hours Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/309/comment/5069/
 
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