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Slieve Bearnagh North Tor Mountain For origin of name, see Slieve Bearnagh. Down County, in no lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 680m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J31579 28287 This place has been logged as visited by 388 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, bohstom, marchiggins, Krumel, Podgemus, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, rodman, IainT, Bunsen7, daftgrandad, DelStewart
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Longitude: -5.985181, Latitude: 54.186695 , Easting: 331579, Northing: 328287 Prominence: 10m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 731499 828292,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv680, 10 char: SlvBrnghNr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Slieve Bearnagh North Tor is the 143rd highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: On the North Tor, looking over to Bearnagh
 
Steep But Rewarding
by Aidy  23 Apr 2015
I took the already well described route starting at Meelmore Lodge, skirting around the northwest side of Slieve Meelmore, then joining the Trassey Track up to Hare's Gap. I had been enjoying the views on the way up, but reaching the Mourne Wall here, they really opened up into the heart of the range. Turning right, some stone steps took me up a short steep section where, wearing a heavy rucksack, care is needed not to topple backwards! After an all too brief level area, it was just a matter of following the Mourne Wall up the very steep climb to the summit. It was steep enough to make me glad that I wouldn't be descending this way, instead continuing over Bearnagh to the col between it and Slieve Meelmore to take the Trassey Track back out, little realising that the descent of Bearnagh would be probably even more steep. It was all worth it at the summit though with its magnificent tor, and truly amazing views along Slievenaglogh, Slieve Corragh, Slieve Commedagh and Slieve Donard. There was also a great view over to my next stop, Slieve Bearnagh, a short hop away. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/139/comment/17944/
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