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Mweelrea Area   W: Mweelrea Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Ben Lugmore Mountain Binn Log Mhór A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Binn Log Mhór [PDT], 'peak of the big hollow') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 803m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81173 67379
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Longitude: -9.797469, Latitude: 53.642861 , Easting: 81173, Northing: 267379 Prominence: 158m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 481150 767398,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnLgmr, 10 char: BnLgmr
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Ben Lugmore is the second highest mountain in the Mweelrea area and the 38th highest in Ireland. Ben Lugmore is the third highest point in county Mayo.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Lugmore (<i>Binn Log Mhór</i>) in area Mweelrea, Ireland
Picture: Ben Lugmore as seen from the west top.
 
High centre of an exhilarating ridge on Mweelrea massif
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, Colin Murphy, simon3  23 Dec 2020
Ben Lugmore is a prominent steep-sided rocky peak of great character which towers above the Doo Lough valley is SW Mayo. There are dangerous 600m cliffs on the NE side and marginally less steep southern slopes. The awe-inspiring close up views of precipitous drops and far-below valleys are balanced by widespread views further afield incl Achill, Nephins, Sheffreys and Conemara.
Take great care in bad weather.
W. Park at L84117 65157 A, just S of Fin Lough. Cross bridge to a lane and just across the cattle grid there is an opening into a field. Head N until you are near L84029 65936 B then turn NW and continue for 1.5km. The terrain on the lower slopes can be quite difficult but eases near 200m contour. Ascend steeply to reach the E spur near L83656 66937 C. Follow the obvious ridge for over 2km to reach the summit pile of stones. Allow 3hrs
Another starting point for the E spur is at L84552 67125 D. Follow the SW lane to cross the river at a footbridge which may require permission to use. Follow a feint track as it winds its way onto the spur.
N. Start at the N end of Doo Lough L82842 69509 E. Head SW and follow the stream up to a large corrie. Take “the ramp”, a steep, broad and grassy traverse up to the right. Once out on the broad flat ridge go E to Ben Lugmore W Top and, being conscious of v steep ground on both sides, proceed to BL itself. Allow 2.5hrs+
Your can also do BL as part of the Mweelrea Horseshoe.
Notable tracks incl track/3854, track/4220 and track/35789. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/38/comment/4798/
 
I walked the Lugmore Ridge from west to east on a .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Ben Lugmore (Binn Log Mhór))
 
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