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Mount Gable Hill Binn Shleibhe A name in Irish
also Benlevy an extra name in English
(Ir. Binn Shleibhe [OSI], 'peak of the mountain/moorland'). It is
often known as Mount Gable locally.
Galway County, in Carn List, Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic Bedrock

Height: 416m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: M05000 54900
Place visited by 66 members. Recently by: millsd1, rollingwave, jkforde, eamonoc, markwallace, Cobhclimber, jlk, FrankMc1964, tphase, Bernieor, madfrankie, TomasMadden, padstowe, jawakow, ColinCallanan
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Longitude: -9.433549, Latitude: 53.535635 , Easting: 105000, Northing: 254900 Prominence: 352m,  Isolation: 4.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 504970 754921,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntGbl, 10 char: MntGbl
Bedrock type: Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic, (Ben Levy Grit Formation)

Benlevy dominates the narrow neck of land between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, on which Clonbur and Cong are situated. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SE, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 58-59.   Binn Shleibhe is the 871st highest place in Ireland. Binn Shleibhe is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

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Benlevy (Mount Gable) on 24.02.2012 .. by FilHil   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Shleibhe in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Lough Coolin
 
bruno on Binn Shleibhe, 2009
by bruno  31 Aug 2009
Mount Gable (Ben Levy on OSI Map)

Did this walk a few weeks ago with NWM Hillwalkers. From Clonbur follow the R345 road signposted for Corr na Mona. Just after community centre take the right turn and continue uphill towards Mount Gable. When you reach a minor road junction turn left for Ballard until you reach a ladder stile beside a gate on the right.

Follow the zig-zag track uphill until you reach the crest of Mount Gable bringing both Lough Corrib and Lough Mask into view. Swing left and walk along the crest passing a cairn. Keep on past cairn until you reach the concrete trig point at 416m (1,370ft) on the true summit.

Leave the trig point and head for nearby cairn overlooking Lough Coolin. Aim for the shore of Lough Coolin, but stay on the grassy slopes avoiding rocky outcrops on the way down. A track on the lower slopes leads to the shore of Lough Coolin. Head for deserted village on lake shore.

Follow rugged path around the shore of Lough Coolin. A good track continues downstream, drifting away from the river beside a conifer planation. Beyond a gate, a narrow tarmac road runs downhill, passing a few houses. The road is very quiet and is actually grass-grown in places. When you reach a junction at the bottom, turn right and continue as far as stile form where you started. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/758/comment/3958/
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Tremendous views of Lough Mask and Lough Corrib- .. by bruno   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
A walker friendly hill. .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
childs play .. by TadghKennedy   (Show all for Binn Shleibhe)
 
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