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Cove Mountain Mountain (no Irish form known) Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 654.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J33661 27080 This summit has been logged as climbed by 354 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, sandilandsn, robertodon, DelStewart, lw24, eryri, tommccarthy, stevebullers, MichaelG55, Oileanach, DesHoulihan, PPruz, DrMonkfish, daftgrandad, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -5.953839, Latitude: 54.175328 , Easting: 333661, Northing: 327081 Prominence: 99.78m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 733581 827086,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CvMntn, 10 char: CvMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This name only exists in English, but its origin is, nonetheless, uncertain. It has been interpreted as 'Cave Mountain'. There is a cave passing through a spur which is almost blocked, but, as pointed out in PNNI, this cave is actually on neighbouring Slievelamagan. It is more likely that the word 'cove' refers to the corrie which separates Cove Mountain from Slievelamagan.   Cove Mountain is the 187th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cove Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cove from Rocky
 
A Scotsman and the four winds
Short Summary created by jackill,  3 Sep 2011
Park at Carrick Little carpark at J345 219 A, room for 10-15 cars. Note the carpark fills quickly on weekends but it is possible to park on the roadside nearby.
Walk up the farm track next the carpark over a stile to open hillside. Follow a rough track beside a wall then forest then open ground on a very rough track. Branch north as you approach Lamagan and pass Percy Bysshe still on a track which eventually starts to zig-zag towards the col between Lamagan and Cove. From the col take the obvious track up and around the front of Cove which finally leads to the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/comment/4941/
 
Les mellieurs bons amis, Porthole, Ath-hole and B .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
Climbed Cove as part of a 10 mile cicular route. .. by shippy   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
Cove Mountain: quick, quick. Got to get to Binnia .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
What an interesting mountain! Park at the Carrick .. by Alex92   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
The east side of the southern ridge off Slieve Co .. by simon3   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
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