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Name:Binn Bhan [Benbaun]
Hill number:20076
Height:725m / 2379ft
RHB Section:47B: The Twelve Bens
County (CoH):Galway (CoH)
Hill area:Twelve Bens
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Historic County Top,
Current County/UA Top, Dillon, Vandeleur-Lynam, Arderin
Grid ref:L 78558 53904
Summit feature:fractured trig point base
Col:43m  L802573  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 37
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
  • Galway historic county top
  • Galway current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 49 users)ByDate of Ascent
Benbaun and Benfree from Glen Corbet. Benbaun in particular feels a much bigger mountain than its actual height. Steep ascents, on rock from the corrie onwards, and on grass returning from Benfree. The summits were in cloud until a strong south-westerly breeze parted the cloud like theatre curtains on the summit of Benfree, revealing a series of brief glimpses of the other Twelve Pins and a watery landscape seeming to merge and emerge from the sky.Nick Down117/07/2018
From the lane off the R344 in Glencorbet. Headed south west and then south to the col. Took 4 hours 45 minutes taking it easy with GB.bolton12/09/2014
Small parking area by two bungalows at end of tarmac lane off R344 (L79622 57343) - South along stony track & across ford to bend in track near farm building - Followed path around farm & then SSE up trackless hillside to ridge - SSW on path up ridge to remains of trig point on summit. (PM)gerrybowes12/09/2014
A splendid walkGill03/09/2014
Bailed out of a climb on Seventh Heaven and went for this instead due to the bad weather.Roen29/02/2012
Really wet day so abandoned idea of 12 Bens and did 1 Ben. Climbed from road directly to East of hill. Rain eased but no view. Enjoyed sense of being way up but seeing not a thingnickywood110/05/2011
we started at the quarry about L747 514. Then sogged our way through the forest and all along bottom of valley. We started to climb the Ben Dubh side of Ben B which wasnt r original plan but looked easiest from close up. Very difficult climb! Very scary aAudi-Anne04/08/2009
Highest point on the 12 Bans and part of a Northern W-E traverseRhayader_wander03/08/2004
fine rough hill, stony summit. acw circuit from bridge 841651 RHW05/06/2004
fa, group ml assessment 3 day expedition over these tops to a wild camprum doodle 29/10/1997
Climbed Benbaun as part of a traverse of the Twelve Bens from Ben Lettery to Ben Cullagh. The top is a beautiful vantage for views across to the Maamturks and Mweelrea to the east and north.Harry Goodman04/05/1996
Colin Crawford17/09/2009
David Purchase02/09/2005
Martin R08/09/2004
Chris Terrey 07/09/1999
Owen B19/07/1991
Clive G04/07/1991
Rob Rees08/08/1990