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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 355 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, torbreck, PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, LucyPye, kildare, Krumel, m0jla, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60, guestuser, LorraineG, GoldCircle
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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)
 
Not brave enough yet to tackle this climb from Ba .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Muck)
 
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  23 May 2010
I climbed Slieve Muck, 9th highest mountain in Northern Ireland, today for the first time. Parked the car at Ott car park grid and followed the path round Ott and headed towards Carn. Before we came to Carn, we decided to take a short-cut towards the Mourne wall leading to Slieve Muck. Fantastic views opened up of Spelga Dam to the west and Doan, Donard, Commedagh to the east. The summit gives great views of eastern and western Mournes because of its central location and is one of the best panoramas in the Mournes as one can see Lough Shannagh, Spelga Dam, Silent Valley and part of Ben Crom reservoir. We returned the route we came - 5.2 miles round trip, but one which I would strongly recommend. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/5819/
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