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Chimney Rock Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Aoire A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Aoire (?) [PNNI], 'mountain of the shepherd') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 656m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J36408 25721 This summit has been logged as climbed by 282 members. Recently by: IainT, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, MichaelG55, hivisibility, DelStewart, AnthonyN, stevebullers, gmpr40, susanc, Ben-Ban, smiler1318, mountainmike, strangeweaver, rowanofravara
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Longitude: -5.912485, Latitude: 54.162373 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736323 825723,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChmnRc, 10 char: ChmnyRckMn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Granite was quarried on the northern slopes of this mountain. Mourne granite is typically grey and of high quality. Vast quantities used to be exported for construction. The streets and docks of Liverpool were built of Mourne granite.   Chimney Rock Mountain is the 184th highest summit in Ireland.

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An interesting and pleasant diversion with beauti .. by ricky k   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
Up again on Sun 8th similar route to the last tim .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
Starting at Bloody Bridge car park, the stroll up .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
After tackling Rocky Mountain, it was back down t .. by csd   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
zeaphod on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2004
by zeaphod  1 Jul 2004
Up here recently as part of the WGL assessment. Park at the water commissioners gate, then to Round Seefin, Long Seefin, Spences mtn, Blaeberry mtn and then Chimney Rock. Easy walk, impressive boulders on the top of Chimney Rock, and an impressive but worrying thunder storm on the other site of the Annolong valley. It didn't take long to get off the tops once we saw the lightning close by! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/1008/
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