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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 283 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, IainT, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, MichaelG55, hivisibility, DelStewart, AnthonyN, stevebullers, gmpr40, susanc, Ben-Ban, smiler1318, mountainmike, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -5.912422, Latitude: 54.162398 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736327 825726,   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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The Bloody Awful Bridge Newcastle County Down. Wh .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
Mountains are like women: wild, dramatic; thin an .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
Normally in the hot summer months I head for Done .. by convert   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
Bloody Bridge .. by dmcdevitt   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Chimney Rock Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
Bleck Cra on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2005
by Bleck Cra  27 Jan 2005
Ah janerobbie and you back …….. fabulous piece (sic); and sure men and women - are we all not mesmerised by that heady cocktail of light and flame?
Not to be too precious (but a little), some kind of unresolved grief pervades this whole area from Chimney to Spence’s wherein the same kelpie persists in trying to drown me in any case. Do you know anything else about this patch esp including from the little quarry workings and East?
Incidentally, another outlet of this American scrapyard thrives “doon hame” in the Galloway Hills where you’re as like to come upon a deer, an adder, a buzzard and a Zippo lighter. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/1442/
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CHimney Rock climb .. by hbowman   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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