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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 place has been logged as visited by 451 members. Recently by: DaveMc, Xiom5724, PaulNolan, windy, Owenloughrey, dodser, paulmcphillips, m0jla, newpark-cc, msammon, Reeks2011, atlantic73, cathalferris, GSheehy, Heggs
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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 place in Ireland.

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Carrick Little track to ascend Southern shoulder .. by GWPR   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
This photo shows the Ben Crom Dam from below Ben .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Just back off Slievelamagan this evening after so .. by fingal   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Great viewpoint .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Slow Recovery .. by susanc   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
rogk on Slievelamagan, 2003
by rogk  13 Jan 2003
You can see pretty much all of the high Mournes (within the Wall) from the summit.
Best way to get there is up the Slabs(!!), but for the walkers the Binnian/Lamagan col is the shortest route. Can also be done from the Brandy Pad, taking in Slieve Beg and Cove on your way across. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/307/
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