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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
Place visited by 139 members. Recently by: ckilm, JimMc, tsheehy, Reeks2011, ucampbell, geohappy, patmoran, wicklore, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Younghappy, Krumel, PaulNolan, oakesave, peter1
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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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High Point of Mayo's Best Ridge .. by group   (Show all for Corranabinnia)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corranabinnia in area North Mayo, Ireland
 
milo on Corranabinnia, 2003
by milo  22 Aug 2003
This summit ,while 5 metres lower than than the highest in the range,remote Slieve Car, is the high point of the western Nephinbeg ridge. It commands splendid views, particularly south over Clew Bay and west toward Achill (lower photo) It also forms part of a fine 20km. ridge circuit including BenGorm and Glenamong.
This took almost 8 hours using 2 cars, one left in a large recessed entrance at L956 985 B and finishing in the carpark at the start of the Bangor Trail. Without cars a somewhat longer variant could be done from Traenlur YH, using the ford at F 947 024 C. Top photo shows the view west from near Corranabinnia main top showing the ridge to the SW top. See my comments on the SW top Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/98/comment/615/
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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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