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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 423 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, daftgrandad, robertodon, clacon, DelStewart, ericjones, lw24, Ironmanbob, susanc, tommccarthy, stevebullers, carofurey, MichaelG55
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievelamagan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slievelamagan as seen from Rocky, Cove to the right
 
The seventh son
Short Summary created by jackill,  3 Sep 2011
Park at Carrick Little carpark at J345 219 A, room for 10-15 cars. Note the carpark fills quickly on weekends but it is possible to park on the roadside nearby.
Walk up the farm track next the carpark over a stile to open hillside. Follow a rough track beside a wall then forest then open ground. At J321 256 B on the col overlooking Ben Crom dam turn NE and pick your way up Lamagans rocky face following a rough, sometimes indistinct track to the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/4866/
 
The Mourne Seven Sevens .. by hbowman   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
The “Seven Sevens”. The intricacies of which I kn .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
There he was, leader of men and lumbering helples .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Rock on! .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
After many summer climbs of lamagan, it was decid .. by deelambola   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
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