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Corranabinnia Mountain Coire na Binne A name in Irish
also Cushcamcarragh an extra name in English
(Ir. Coire na Binne [OSNB], 'hollow of the peak') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 716m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F90308 03166
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Longitude: -9.672168, Latitude: 53.966228 , Easting: 90308, Northing: 303166 Prominence: 541m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490282 803176,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn723, 10 char: Crnbn
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

This peak is unnamed on the OSI Discovery map, surely one of the highest peaks to lack a name. The name Corranabinnnia is found in walking guides. It is also named Cushcamcarragh (from Ir. Coiscéim Charrach, 'rocky step') in atlases. This name also appears on Bald's map of Mayo (1830), while the name Curranabinna is applied to the cirque north of the peak. Walks: for a route taking in Bengorm, Corranabinnia and Glennamong, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 72-73.   Corranabinnia is the third highest mountain in the North Mayo area and the 101st highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corranabinnia in area North Mayo, Ireland
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High Point of Mayo's Best Ridge
Short Summary created by Onzy,  6 Oct 2014
Corranabinnia is situated at the northern end of the Glendahurk valley and is the apex and the highest point of the Glendahurk Horseshoe. It's a highly rated peak, particularly noted for the fine ridge which extends south west from its summit to that of its SW top. There are staggering views of Clew Bay on a good day.

Corranabinnia is remote from roads and consequently there are a relatively small number of practical routes and these all involve other peaks.

The most obvious is the circuit of Glendahurk Valley, taking in Bengorm, its NW top and the 2 Corranabinnias and making use of the raking spur south of Corranabinnia SW top. The horseshoe can be done in either direction, from starting points at either L91061 97962 A or about 300m further south, where there is a stile on the right. At 15k with an ascent of c.1,000m, the circuit should take about 6 hours.

A more ambitious circuit starting further east in the vicinity of Srahmore and centering on the Glennamong Valley is also possible. This would take in Tirkslieve, both Glennamongs, Corranabinnia and the two Bengorms, before descending to the road near Furness. The option of a short extension to Corranabinnia SW top is also possible. This is a walk of 20k+, with some road walking and will take about 8 hours. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/98/comment/4858/
 
This summit ,while 5 metres lower than than the h .. by milo   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
MV Walk .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
In my opinion, the Corranabinnia horseshoe is one .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
From the col with Glennamong there is a fairly na .. by gerrym   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
Mayo's Best Ridge? .. by Onzy   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
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