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Name:Beenkeragh [Binn Chaorach]
Hill number:20002
Height:1008.2m / 3308ft
Parent (Ma):20001  Carrauntoohil [Corran Tuathail]
RHB Section:50C: Macgillycuddy's Reeks
County/UA:Kerry
Hill area:MacGillycuddy's Reeks
Class:Simm, Furth, Hewitt, Subhump, Dillon,
Vandeleur-Lynam, Arderin
(Sim,F,Hew,sHu,Dil,VL,A)
Grid ref:V 80139 85246
Summit feature:boulder 16m E of cairn
Drop:90.8m
Col:917.4m  V 8001 8507  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 78
Survey:Abney level/Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 160 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
An easier summit than 'The Bones' that I've just walked from.Alancache21/06/2018
Misty, hard to find the ridgeTonyandsue11/08/2017
east-west traverse of macgillycuddys reeks from cronins yard.robertphillips13/06/2017
From hydro car park a round of Skregmore tops, Knockbrinnea, Beenkeragh, Na Cnamha, Carrauntoohil and Caher tops.rhalstead28/04/2017
Traverse of Macgillycuddy's Reeks from Cronin's Yard. 20km, +/-1700m, 9 hours.PGCE02/05/2016
Coomloughra Houseshoe 8 hours, dusting of snowDunlawyering29/04/2016
f/a, s/a from carrauntohil & cares tops, 3 in party, hot & sunny, 12.7km approx, round of the coomloughra horseshoe, parked at the new carpark, great day, only meet 2 people till carrauntoohil.rum doodle 06/04/2015
Big long high circuit that included the big gunFergalh14/07/2014
From the Bones with Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club. Thick mist. On Coomloughra horseshoe, heading to the Skregmore tops.alwaysinshorts27/05/2014
Hags Glen HorseshoePackmule02/05/2014
My NEMESIS - The Hagg' Glen Circuit 11 mountains in 12 Hours and 20 Mins In excellent sunny conditions degrees and light wind . 9.8 mile circuit The 9th in the series... Beenkeragh Ridge very dangerous scramble on low visibility (again!!!).Sorina29/06/2013
Bad weather conditions: rain, powerful gusts of wind, reduced visibility. Very dangerous descent if no compass or GPS (as in our case!!!)Sorina16/06/2013
with John Green, Oliver Bartrumdavidsbatty30/04/2013
completed as part of the EURO 48 challengemcallmar28/04/2011
Aborted attempt at the Horseshoe - got to BeanSprout via Lizzie Skregmore to realise wind was far too bad.jester6917/05/2009
CK SheilaS09/05/2009
1st 1000m+ summit of the day (1 of 5 peaks on Coomloughra Horseshoe). With Joel and BFD.Biffin11/10/2008
Irish munro haul - circuit from Meallisnordicstar27/05/2007
Coumloughra Horseshoe, solorichardsun29/08/2006
Solo.Dangerous Dave17/04/2006
Coomloughra Horseshoe - weather improved tremendously from this point on. And what a summit/corrie! With John, Mark and Ken. Missed out Knockoughter, unwittingly, as we contoured round the rough ridge towards Carrauntoohill.niallp23/09/2005
Ascent with father completing the Coomloughra Horse Shoe.VirtualMountain21/06/2003
Estimated date - climbed with Cork Hillwalking Clublittle al01/09/2001
Ascent and circuit of Coomloughra Horseshoe from Ballycullane. Outstanding hike over Skregmore, East Top, Beenkeragh, Knockoughter, Corran Tuathail, Caher and West Top. Most of hike was clear, local thick clouds around the Corran Tuathail summit.mavero1001/08/2000
Clockwise round of Macgillycuddy's Reeks.Eddie26/10/1994
Part of a trip to cover all the Irish 3000'Rhayader_wander25/06/1994
from The Bones. Many ups and downs to top at 15.00. to Skegmorearranc07/04/1994
Started snowing and settling on this narrow traverse as cold front arrived as forecast. On Irish 3000ers in 24 hours coast to coast. Mark began recital of Whympers 'think well to each step' quote as we footprinted our way along the crest in fell running shoes. Glad to get this tricky one behind us in the conditions.Chris Pearson10/05/1992
Galltywenallt17/09/1991
Coomloughra Horseshoe from the west over Skregmore, East Top, Beenkeragh, Knockoughter, Corran Tuathail, Caher and Caher West Top.PeterD21/08/1991
With Dave, Nick, Danny.jim.r30/07/1991
Corran Tuathaill YH circuit RHW05/05/1990
petey01/01/1990
Farm 1km above Corran Tuathail YH - Lough Cummeennapeasta - Cruach Mhor - The Big Gun - Cnoc na Peiste - Maolan Bui - Cnoc an Chuilinn - Cnoc na Toinne - Col (for Devil's Ladder into Hag's Glen) - Carrauntoohil - Caher - W Top of Caher - Back to Carrauntoohil - The Bones - Beenkeragh - Knockbrinnea - Hag's Glen - Farm above Youth Hostel. (PM)gerrybowes23/07/1987
Solo. From Carrauntoohil Youth Hostel. Macgillycuddy's Reeks. After following the ridge between Cruach Mhor and Cnoc an Toine and then on to Caher, a subsidiary top of Caher and Carrauntoohil. Scrambled along a rocky ridge to Knockoughter and Beenkeragh (3316'). The descent was by going towards Knockbrinnea and then down to Lough Gouragh to join the track to the Youth Hostel. Time: 7hr 50min. The weather was good. It was misty on and off on the summits.pwbellarby14/06/1987
JEBUisdean2526/07/1984
On round from Hags Glen- after Carrauntoohil. With Steve Barc. Splendid traverse of narrow arête, though easy scrambling- we really didn't know much in advance, except the fine reputation of the McGillycuddy Reekspwheeler30/08/1979
The second 3000'er on this side ridge, then back up to Carrauntoohil to continue the traverse.Aye Jimmy10/08/1978
solitaryfellwanderer24/12/2018
Onzy10/11/2017
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Steve Clark10/04/2017
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