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Chimney Rock MountainMountainSliabh an Aoire A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh an Aoire (?) [PNNI], 'mountain of the shepherd')DownCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock
Height:656mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J36408 25721This 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 I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/