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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Broaghnabinnia Mountain Bruach na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Bruach na Binne [OSI], 'verge of the peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 745m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80163 81388
Place visited by 122 members. Recently by: Bunsen7, GSheehy, ilenia, FrankMc1964, Wildrover, jlk, JimMc, Lauranna, PaulNolan, eamonoc, summitstrife, Hadleigh, muddyboots, hivisibility, IainT
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Longitude: -9.744552, Latitude: 51.97216 , Easting: 80163, Northing: 81388 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 480139 581448,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brghnb, 10 char: Brghnbn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin gives Beann, 'peak', as the true name of this mountain. Apparently the name Bruach na Binne really belonged to a feature a few miles to the W overlooking the Bridia Valley and was mistakenly applied to this peak by the sappers.   Broaghnabinnia is the 82nd highest place in Ireland. Broaghnabinnia is the most northerly summit in the Dunkerron Mountains area.

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Steep sided, flat topped and great views. .. by group   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Broaghnabinnia in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: South West face of Broaghnabinnia
 
New Comment: "Easy" approach from the south
by Bunsen7  5 Jun 2018
I took the gruelling but safe approach to this summit from the south as part of an out and back detour from the circuit of the peaks around the Gearhameen valley. This involved a sustained pull up grassy heathery ground from around V805 808 F.

My route was similar to track 3080.

Other approaches to the summit would appear to involve far more exposure, and rockier ground or gullies. The apparent route up the west ridge looks particularly exposed when viewed from the ridge north of Stumpa Duloigh. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/19939/
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Mersey .. by Conor74   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
A classic case of biting off more than you can ch .. by Geo   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
New route, new perspective? .. by Conor74   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Climb the nose of a westerly face. .. by simon3   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
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