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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 428 members. Recently by: GillSte, IainT, bryanjbarry, markwallace, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, daftgrandad, robertodon, clacon, DelStewart, ericjones, lw24, Ironmanbob
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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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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)
fingal on Slievelamagan, 2009
by fingal  30 Jul 2009
Just back off Slievelamagan this evening after some rock climbing. Twice since 2007 I have come across sites where it would appear that explosives have been recently used to prospect. The first site is near the crest of the hill on the northern side and is probably well known at this stage - crystals in the seam are still visible at the back of the scoop. This time, I found a very extensive site on a particularly remote part of the hillside. The excavated area is at least 2x3 feet and had been back filled with rubble and dirt with sods of heather roughly placed on top. I dont want to reveal the particular grid. ref. to save the site for the moment. Other equipment was found close by. Would appear that this site is being worked still. Any ideas?????? what is happening and on what scale? Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/3977/
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Great viewpoint .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
Slow Recovery .. by susanc   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
You can see pretty much all of the high Mournes ( .. by rogk   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
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