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Binbane Hill Binn Bhán A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Bhán [SÓD*], 'white peak) Donegal County, in Carn List, Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix Bedrock

Height: 453m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G83838 86968
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: IainT, madfrankie, melohara, johncromie, Aidy, hgboyle, markmjcampion, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, Wilderness, Geo, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.251662, Latitude: 54.730438 , Easting: 183838, Northing: 386968 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 583790 886960,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb453, 10 char: Binbane
Bedrock type: Quartz & feldspar pebbles, green matrix, (Lough Mourne Formation)

According to OG this name is derived from Benn Bogaine or Benn Baghaine, 'peak of the Cenél Bogaine'.   Binn Bhán is the 720th highest place in Ireland. Binn Bhán is the second most westerly summit in the Bluestack Mountains area.

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Binbane isn't very high and it doesn't have steep .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Bhán)
 
If you approach Binbane from the Glenties - Mount .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Bhán)
 
A superb viewpoint
by IainT  1 Oct 2018
Binbane/Binn Bhan gives terrific views for not a great deal of effort, ideal if you only have a couple of hours spare. From the Frosses to Glenties road a driveable boreen leads up from 840849 B towards the hill. A car can be squeezed in by a gate at 843859 C (take care not to block access) or there is more space up the gravel road at the entrance to the forest. From the gate a track leads to a ruined farmhouse and above this a gate and stile lead to the open hill. Steep but not too rough ground leads up alongside a fence to the summit. As it's the last summit in the range the view is extensive, stretching from Errigal to North Mayo. Either return the same way or cross rough pathless ground to the East Summit, with a nice little arete to scramble up if that's your thing. The peaty lump SE of the cairn is the true summit. More pathless ground leads down to the NE corner of the wood (the fence is most easily crossed right next to the wood), then down past a ruined cottage with two trees growing in its roof to join the Bluestacks Way at a surfaced track. Turn right to return to the car. 4km, 300m ascent. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/610/comment/20075/
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