Brandon Mountain

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There many routes up Brandon and of different steepness.There is also many superb cliff faces for rock climbers and alike.Situated on the Dingle peninsula it is the second highest mountain in Ireland and is the highest most westerly peak in Europe.

Elevation (feet): 3,127
Elevation (meters): 953
Continent: Europe
Country: Ireland
Range/Region: Ireland
Latitude: 52.235278
Longitude: -10.254444
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1998
First successful climber(s): Tomas J locke
Nearest major airport: Farranfore
Convenient Center: Dingle

Thanks to tom locke and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for Brandon Mountain.

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  • Log #13804 - by Patrick Munoz-Gilbert on Apr 23, 2004
    If you decide to take this hike rember to pack a light load. You should also rember to take waterproof clothes. The wind can be really strong so take walking poles and a stocking cap with you. great...
  • Log #13805 - by Colin Overington on Oct 30, 2003
    Sumitted on this day with my good climbing buddies Tim & Allen. Before this climb we had had a blinding week in Ireland with many a late night spent in a local watering hole sampeling single malt...
  • Log #13806 - by Tim Knight on Oct 01, 2003
    We went up in the afternoon as the weather had improved and we had eaten a full Irish breakfast each......lurvly. The route up was very short and excellent views abounded in every direction. Trouble...
  • Log #13807 - by Sean O Loinsigh on Feb 27, 2001
    Brandon Mountain is 952m high which is a little more than 28m!