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Slieve Muck Mountain Sliabh Muc A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Muc [PNNI], 'mountain of the pigs') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone Bedrock

Height: 670.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28109 24993 This place has been logged as visited by 350 members. Recently by: kildare, Krumel, m0jla, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60, guestuser, LorraineG, GoldCircle, feargalf, David-Guenot, oldpragmatist, IainT, 21yearsgone
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Longitude: -6.039699, Latitude: 54.158002 , Easting: 328109, Northing: 324994 Prominence: 155.44m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 728030 824999,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMck, 10 char: SlvMuck
Bedrock type: Sandstone, (Hawick Group)

Overlooks the Spelga Dam and the Deer's Meadow, the source of the River Bann. It is surprising to think that this river rises less than 10 miles from the coast near Newcastle, and yet it empties into the sea near Coleraine.   Slieve Muck is the 160th highest place in Ireland.

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On the pigs back .. by darrenf   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Muck in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
tsunami on Slieve Muck, 2004
by tsunami  29 Sep 2004
Not brave enough yet to tackle this climb from Banns road or indeed up the off shoot of Batts wall from above the Spelga Dam, I remain faithful to my favoured easy route up the Ott track and following the wall over Carn Mountain to the summit, returning via the steep descent along the afore mentioned wall to the road. Picture shows Slieve Muck on a nice autumnal afternoon seemingly inviting us to climb it! The steep pull along the wall can easily be seen here. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/1210/
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Up to and away from Slieve Muck the Wall is the c .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Having climbed Muck previously along Batts Wall, .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Slieve Muck - Ott walk .. by hbowman   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Slieve Muck gives one of the best panoramas in th .. by NICKY   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
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