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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 281 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, MichaelG55, hivisibility, DelStewart, AnthonyN, stevebullers, gmpr40, susanc, Ben-Ban, smiler1318, mountainmike, strangeweaver, rowanofravara, thomas_g
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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Chimney Rock Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Chimney Rock from Bloody Bridge River
 
Bloody Bridge
by dmcdevitt  16 Oct 2011
Agree with Wicklore's summary for Chimney Rock Mountain, Parked at Bloody Bridge, Great Car Park for this walk as it has WC before you start, Headed up the track along Bloody Bridge river, Crossed it the river a new wooden Bridge, walk for another 1km and decided that it would be a good idea to access Chimney Rock via Carr's face, Big mistake, Should of access this mountain from Slievenagarragh ridge, look at the photo enclosed as Carr's face lives up to it name, its a sleep incline with lots of large boulders and scree, took ages getting pass this obstacle and its not for the novice walker, Once at the top, returned back via Mourne wall and Bog of Donard and back down the bloody bridge path, It looks like that this route is used quite a bit to access Slieve Donard as the path has suffered a lot of walker damage recently. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/6585/
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Ah janerobbie and you back …….. fabulous piece (s .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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