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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 place has been logged as visited by 472 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, LucyPye, oakesave, ciarraioch, m0jla, marchiggins, Krumel, livelife2thefull, Reeks2011, odonovansf, LorraineG60, LorraineG, Hadleigh, GoldCircle
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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 place in Ireland.

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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)
 
I have to agree with tsunami on this one. It's on .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelbeg in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Panormic view from Meelbeg to the East
 
natalie0208 on Slieve Meelbeg, 2008
by natalie0208  4 Aug 2008
We hiked up Slieve Loughshannagh and Slieve Meelbeg from the car park to the NE of the Spelga Reservoir. Right there a nice track starts leading towards the Mourne Wall (keep to the right when the track forks) and the col between Loughshannagh and Carn. First we climbed Loughshannagh and then proceeded to Meelbeg, always with an eye on the clouds. Fortunately the raingods were asleep so we could complete our nice walk by decending from Meelbeg the way we came and circeling around Loughshannagh's Eastern flank (there's a path as well). All in all a very nice route - not too challenging and also doable for somebody who's only looking for a longer stroll.

The picture shows from the left: Slieve Meelmore, Slieve Bernagh, Slieve Donard, Cove Mtn, Slievelamagan and Slieve Binnian. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/103/comment/3257/
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