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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   SW: Bridia Subarea
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Beann Dubh Hill Kerry County in Munster Province, in no lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 450.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V74901 82896
Place visited by 20 members. Recently by: simon3, Wilderness, Fergalh, daitho9, conormcbandon, chelman7, Wildrover, shaunkelly, markmjcampion, jackill, trekker, thomas_g, ciarraioch, gallybander, turfymccloud
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Longitude: -9.821628, Latitude: 51.984553 , Easting: 74901, Northing: 82897 Prominence: 27m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474878 582956,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnD451, 10 char: Beann Dubh
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Beann Dubh is the 733rd highest place in Ireland. Beann Dubh is the second most westerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>Beann Dubh</i>  in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: View from the east.
 
Summit on heathery ridge overlooking Lough Acoose.
Short Summary created by simon3  17 Jan 2022
To the north: It is possible to start from around V76112 83996 starA, which is on a road going past Lough Acoose.
From the south, start at around V77919 81491 starB in the Bridia Valley using the Kerry Way via Beendarrig to gain higher ground.
Expect heathery rough ground on all sides.
Usually this summit will be done with Beann Bhán and possibly Beendarrig. The summit is on a ridge with good views in every direction. Lough Acoose is visible to the north and Cloon Lough to the SW.
One member has remarked on the presence of bulls in the area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/613/comment/5372/
 
Started from V761840 C, cross the bridge, th .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Beann Dubh )
 
The Black Peak .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Beann Dubh )
 
Access via Glencar marked walk .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Beann Dubh )
 
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