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Slievelamagan Mountain Sliabh Lámhagáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Lámhagáin [PNNI], 'creeping/crawling mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 702.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32887 26032 This summit has been logged as climbed by 431 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, oldpragmatist, feargalf, GillSte, IainT, bryanjbarry, markwallace, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, daftgrandad, robertodon, clacon, DelStewart
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Longitude: -5.966147, Latitude: 54.166118 , Easting: 332887, Northing: 326033 Prominence: 197.18m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 732807 826038,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvlmg, 10 char: Slvlmgn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

So named, according to Harris (author of The Antient and Present State of the County of Down), because it has to be climbed in a crawling position. The southern slopes are, indeed, relentlessly steep. An alternative name, Sliabh Snámháin, has the same meaning. Below Lamagan Slabs is a spot called Percy Bysshe, which suggests a connection with the poet Shelley.   Slievelamagan is the 109th highest summit in Ireland.

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Fingal asks "what is happening and on what scale? .. by Up-and-down   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
hi fingal, i am originally from the mournes and m .. by colyzee   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
BILLNOR on Slievelamagan, 2006
by BILLNOR  20 Jul 2006
Have any readers attempted slievelamagan from the brandy pad via Slieve Beg and Cove. Are there any problems taking this route to Slievelamagns summit. Your comments would be appreciated. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/2439/
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