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Twelve Bens

Twelve Bens

Twelve Bens

The twelve bens are a group of small peaks; known also as the Twelve Pins (Irish Na Beanna Beola) is situated in the west of Ireland, in Connemara, Galway. To enjoy of a visit to this awesome place you don’t have to be an experienced climber, they are easily accessible from the N59 or from the villages of Letterfrack or Recess; however dedicated hill climbers can hike all twelve in a single day. They are very safe but it is recommended to take precautions with safety

The twelve mountains are:

Mountain peak
English name
Binn Bhán 729 m (2,392 ft) Benbaun
Binn Chorr 711 m (2,333 ft). Bencorr
Binn Dubh 696 m (2,283 ft) Bencollaghduff
Binn Bhraoin 691 m (2,267 ft) Benbreen
Binn Doire Chláir 677 m (2,221 ft) Derryclare
Binn Gabhar 664 m (2,178 ft) Bengower
Meacanach 654 m (2,146 ft) Muckanaght
Binn Fraoigh 638 m (2,093 ft) Benfree
An Chailleach 632 m (2,073 ft) Bencullagh
Binn Breac 582 m (1,909 ft) Benbrack
Binn Leitrí 577 m (1,893 ft) Benlettery
Binn Glean Uisce 516 m (1,693 ft) Benglenisky

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