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Slieve Meelbeg Mountain Sliabh Míol Beag A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Míol Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain of the ants') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 701.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30076 27913 This summit has been logged as climbed by 452 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, Turlo143, Kiwitrekker, daithileonard, bryanjbarry, robertodon, clacon, ericjones, Aidy, thomas_g, stevebullers, MichaelG55, t.jay, chairmanmiah
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.00834, Latitude: 54.183728 , Easting: 330077, Northing: 327914 Prominence: 193m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 729997 827919,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlb, 10 char: SlvMlbg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Oddly enough, despite the adjective beag ('small'), it is actually higher than Slieve Meelmore, so perhaps it is a question of bulk rather than height.   Slieve Meelbeg is the 111th highest summit in Ireland.

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COMMENTS for Slieve Meelbeg 1 of 1
This view could be seen just after sunset one lat .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
From Slieve Loughshannagh Meelbeg is an obvious e .. by darrenf   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
There's nothing terribly fantastic about Meelbeg. .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
I hiked up Meelbeg with my dad on Saturday (10/2/ .. by Alex92   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelbeg in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view south from the summit.
csd on Slieve Meelbeg, 2006
by csd  26 Feb 2006
I have to agree with tsunami on this one. It's one of the Mournes' more mediocre summits. That said, it can be completed in less than two hours if bagging a new summit is all you're after. I parked at the small car park at J 280 279 A (which fills up quickly on fine days) and marched up the track that skirts the northern slopes of Ott Mountain. Once you hit the wall, turn left up towards Slieve Loughshannagh, which you'll summit before the depressing 100 metre drop before a 200 metre climb up to Slieve Meelbeg. I then headed for the southern end of Forfanny reservoir before heading back to the road. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/103/comment/2202/
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We hiked up Slieve Loughshannagh and Slieve Meelb .. by natalie0208   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
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