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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 342 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, feargalf, David-Guenot, oldpragmatist, IainT, 21yearsgone, bryanjbarry, DelStewart, AnthonyN, eryri, Djouce, DenisMc, stevebullers, MichaelG55, DrMonkfish
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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 summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/
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Follow the wall to the summit
Short Summary created by jackill,  19 Aug 2014
Park at J27115 25243 A, an access road to Spelga Reservoir, room for 5-6 cars on the roadside without blocking the road way. Cross the public road and over the wall on the far side heading generally east then follow the stone wall uphill until it meets the main Mourne wall crossing near the summit area.
The summit is marked by a trig pillar. Muck is a good vantage point on a clear day to see all of the western and central Mournes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/4911/
 
It's all physiological .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
I Followed the Banns Road from the small car park .. by Michael McA   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
We came up to the summit by following the wall fr .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
And so he broke the horizon with his jolly red fa .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
I headed up Slieve Muck from the summit of Carn. .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
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