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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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Benbrack NE Top Hill For origin of name, see Benbrack. Cavan County, in Carn List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 496m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 27A & 26 Grid Reference: H11200 23500
Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: simon3, osullivanm, melohara, PeakPaul, Cobhclimber, frankmc04, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, Peter Walker, IndyMan, ckilm, wwwalker, CaptainVertigo, simoburn, Garmin
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Longitude: -7.829324, Latitude: 54.16042 , Easting: 211200, Northing: 323500 Prominence: 51m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 611147 823506,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnbrNE, 10 char: BnbrckNETp
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

Benbrack NE Top is the 578th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack NE Top in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Benbrack NE Top from Ballavally Gap
 
Short, steep, and simple
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  30 Mar 2012
Approaching from the east along the R200, parking for several cars may be found on the right hand side in the Bellavally Gap at point H116 245 A. 100m further along is a short track heading south past a concrete farm enclosure. Leave the track after 100m where it swings east, and continue south crossing open moorland. Continue directly south for 500m when the ground begins to rise steeply, but is still walkable, and changes from heather/reeds to mostly grass, firm underfoot. A further 500m will take you directly to the summit of Benbrack NE Top (496m), which is marked by a cairn. Time from car, 30-40 minutes depending on conditions. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/469/comment/5228/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack NE Top in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Benbrack NE Top cairn with Benbeg and Cuilcagh in background
A fine top!
by paddyhillsbagger  22 Jul 2011
Climbed Benbrack NE Top after Benbeg leaving the car in Bellavally Gap. A fairly short boggy lead in followed by an even shorter steep grassy climb leads to an expansive heathery top with a small cairn. Fine views of Benbeg and Cuilcagh as well as the Cavan lakes. I chose to walk on to Benbrack from here as the weather was fine. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/469/comment/6421/
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absalon on Benbrack NE Top, 2007
by absalon  9 Jun 2007
This pleasant hill is known locally as the Scalp. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/469/comment/2730/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack NE Top in area Breifne, Ireland
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Fine Summit
by concorde  28 Mar 2014
When viewed from Benbeg Benbrack NE top and Derrynananta Lake were very enticing. It was a short ascent to the NE top a picturesque peak with an eastern cliff and rock strewn corrie from Bellavally Gap (Point A) A pair of glossy ravens were breeding close by as they wheeled and rolled acrobatically around the summit Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/469/comment/15949/
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