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Belfast Hills Area
Maximum height for area: 478 metres,   Summits in area: 10,   Maximum prominence for area: 380 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 15, 20, 21 For all tops   Highest summit: Divis, 478m
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Cave Hill Hill Antrim County, in no lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 368m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 15 Grid Reference: J32336 79719 This summit has been logged as climbed by 43 members. Recently by: eflanaga, Kapty, stang, mazamegaza, sandman, PPruz, susanc, jlk, DrMonkfish, AntrimRambler, maryt, pdtempan, trostanite, Garmin, wicklore
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Longitude: -5.950682, Latitude: 54.648237 , Easting: 332336, Northing: 379719 Prominence: 94m,   Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 732256 879712,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CvHl, 10 char: Cave Hill
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Lower Basalt Formation)

Cave Hill is the second highest hill in the Belfast Hills area and the 1016th highest in Ireland. Cave Hill is the second most westerly summit in the Belfast Hills area.

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A short but rewarding climb .. by group   (Show all for Cave Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cave Hill in area Belfast Hills, Ireland
Picture: Looking up on the ascent from the West.
 
Easy but satisfying hill
by Aidy  10 Jan 2014
Nice to see Cave Hill, also known as Ben Madigan, making it on to the list. I climbed this in September 2013 on a hot, sunny afternoon from the car park at Belfast Castle. There were clear paths from here through the woods to the foot of the cliffs where the caves can be seen. I continued walking, bearing North of the cliffs, still on clear, well used paths which gave an easy route to the summit and McArt's Fort. There are expansive views from the top over Belfast, and I could make out Scrabo Tower and the Mournes through the haze. I continued Southwards along the top of the cliffs taking me on a circular route down the other end of the hill, through the woods and back to Belfast Castle. There was a multitude of paths in this part of the woods and it did get a bit confusing, but you almost inevitably reach the road to the castle at some point. Fortunately, there are plenty of hikers, dog walkers, joggers etc. around for directions if you're stuck, at least there were in the fine weather that day. Definitely worth a climb and inclusion here. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1083/comment/15769/
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1000th Irish Summit. .. by sandman   (Show all for Cave Hill)
 
A Gerry McVeigh Film .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Cave Hill)
 
Upper Hightown Road approach .. by jlk   (Show all for Cave Hill)
 
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