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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
Place visited by 357 members. Recently by: glencree, ei7geb, Xiom5724, torbreck, PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, LucyPye, kildare, Krumel, m0jla, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60, guestuser
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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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Having already bagged an unprecedented (for us no .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Muck in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The stile near Slieve Mucks summit
 
three5four0 on Slieve Muck, 2010
by three5four0  5 Jan 2010
Shaped like a pig it might be, but today it was covered in a white duvet. After seeing Wicklore's photo below, i have attached a photo to show the current snow cover, the stile in my photo is the one to the left in Wicklore's post. Yep, it really was that deep, good enough for ski touring and snow shoeing, which was going on ! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/4326/
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A more difficult prospect if climbed from Banns .. by sam martin   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Up from Carn to the summit is not really difficul .. by Geo   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Easy walk from the ott track, following the wall. .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
Climbed from the road, up the Mourne Wall, is a g .. by stephenfarley   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
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