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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   SW: Bridia Subarea
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Beendarrig Hill Beann Dhearg A name in Irish (Ir. Beann Dhearg [OSI], 'red peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 449.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V76227 82033
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: simon3, liz50, annem, Wilderness, Fergalh, daitho9, conormcbandon, chelman7, blessobilly, Wildrover, shaunkelly, markmjcampion, tommccarthy, jackill, frankmc04
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Longitude: -9.802018, Latitude: 51.977099 , Easting: 76228, Northing: 82034 Prominence: 76m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476205 582093,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnd450, 10 char: Beendarrig
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Beann Dhearg is the 735th highest place in Ireland. Beann Dhearg is the most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beendarrig (<i>Beann Dhearg</i>) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: View from the NW.
 
Heathery summit on EW ridge from Caher.
Short Summary created by simon3, aidand  17 Jan 2022
Beendarrig is a straightforward climb. The Kerry Way passes close to the summit. Follow the 'yellow man' signs from either the Bridia Valley or from near Lough Acoose. There are wonderful views, so it is well worth doing on a fine day, maybe when you haven't time to climb some of the bigger mountains in the area.
It is also possible to visit two other Beanns in the area: Beann Bhán and Beann Dubh. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/620/comment/5379/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beendarrig (<i>Beann Dhearg</i>) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Summit of Beendarrig with Bruach na Binne in the background
The Red Peak
by ciarraioch  11 Nov 2014
The first of the trio of hills named for colours, this can be approached from either V76140 84006 starA or V 77955 81514 starB. Better still, if you have two cars start on the Loch Acoose side and finish in a civilised manner in the excellent Stepping Stone Café just at the end of your descent into the Bridia Valley. Beann Bhán and Beann Dubh can be easily handled in the same excursion. The views are great but the ground is wet and slippy and fairly steep descending Binn Dearg for Beann Bhán. Notable views of Caher, Mullach an Aitinn, Stumpa Duloigh and the wild Uibh Ráthach country. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/620/comment/17743/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beendarrig (<i>Beann Dhearg</i>) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Broaghnabinnia, Stumpas, Knockaunanattins and Mullaghanattins
 
Panoramic views over the Bridia Valley
by thomas_g  27 Jun 2015
As well as excellent views of Bridia, Caher looms above the lack road, well worth a diversion if you're in the area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/620/comment/18164/
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