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Name:Binn Gabhar [Bengower]
Hill number:20139
Height:664m / 2178ft
RHB Section:47B: The Twelve Bens
County/UA:Galway
Hill area:Twelve Bens
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Dillon,
Vandeleur-Lynam, Arderin
(Ma,Hu,Sim,Hew,Dil,VL,A)
Grid ref:L783506 (est)
Drop:194m
Col:470m  L782511  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 37
Comments:Height/Drop/Col position from Harvey Map

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
Full Horseshoe 2/9 (Ben Lettery/Ben Gower/Ben Breen/Ben Breen Central Top/Ben Breen North Top/Bencollaghduff/Ben Chorr North Top/Ben Chorr/Derryclare)Fergalh12/06/2018
Last of 5 Pins and a challenging ascent. Descent south seemed easiest option, but I managed to mess it up by slipping on easy ground and landed on my face. Now have Black eye.IanHHill25/09/2017
With Damian and Dominic.Dangerous Dave23/08/2013
4 in party, mist and heavy rain at times, 9.2 miles, glengoaghan horse shoe walk, starting with derryclare, and going in an anti clockwise direction, mam na bhfonsai can be hard to locate in bad vis, some scrambling in places with one good section of scrambling up bengower towards the end, with a descent in the drk to the yh and back along the road to our car. fantastic route in good weather, in poor can be testing! USE HARVEYS CONNEMARA MAP!rum doodle 15/04/2006
fine rocky hill, fine view (thru cloud). a/c/w horseshoe from E of YH, descent N in cloud could be tricky RHW01/05/2005
Last rocky top over 2000ft on the southern half of the rangeRhayader_wander02/08/2004
Galltywenallt12/05/2000
Kendall19/03/2018
Onzy10/11/2017
neilsan03/09/2013
Stonecold01/01/2013
mae03/04/2012
Colin Crawford19/09/2009
try9fan08/07/2008
chalky195317/04/2007
David-Guenot20/09/2005
Martin R07/09/2004
casrev7512/06/2004
AndyS29/05/2003
Jim.Fothergill12/09/2002
roscorrocket02/08/2002
bryanmccabe01/01/2001
psychocrawler01/01/2000
GordonAdshead00/05/1998
Alison R15/05/1997
salen10/04/1997
hughbagger05/08/1996
borderline07/10/1995
PN_Runner16/04/1995
GaryJones01/07/1993
IainT07/09/1991
Owen B19/07/1991
Chris Terrey 01/05/1991
Sunhat14/04/1974