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Slieve Corragh Mountain Sliabh Corrach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Corrach [PNNI], 'rugged/pointed mountain') Down County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 640m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J33705 28611 This summit has been logged as climbed by 290 members. Recently by: IainT, Bunsen7, Niamhq, DelStewart, bryanjbarry, tommccarthy, stevebullers, david bourke, MichaelG55, simongray12190, Conor74, strangeweaver, Wildcat, rowanofravara, Peter_I
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -5.952491, Latitude: 54.189091 , Easting: 333705, Northing: 328611 Prominence: 15m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 733624 828619,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCrg, 10 char: SlvCrgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

A number of pinnacles line the northern slopes.   Slieve Corragh is the 217th highest summit in Ireland.

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Slieve Corragh - “rough mountain”: ignored or der .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Corragh)
photo shows good scrambling territory on the NE o .. by ricky k   (Show all for Slieve Corragh)
Commedagh-Corragh walk
by hbowman  29 May 2010
Last saturday, at 6am, we started off from Donard Car Park and headed toward the saddle between Donard and Commedagh. It was one of the best days I've ever experienced in the mountains. After negotiating the tricky part coming up to the saddle, fine views opened up of the Annalong Valley, Lower Cove, Lamagan and Binnian. Then the walk really got exciting. As we approached the summit of Commedagh, excellent views were to be had of Bernagh, Meelbeg, Doan, Slieve Muck, Ben Crom, Slieve Loughshannagh and Carn. From the summit of Commedagh, we enjoyed an amazing panorama towards Lough Island Reavy Reservoir. Thereafter we started the descent towards Corragh, which is quite steep in places. Spectacular views were offered of Ben Crom Reservoir with Slievenaglogh in the background - for me, this is one of the best beauty areas in the Mournes. Continuing to follow the Mourne wall, we came to a stile. After climbing the stile we followed the path beside Luke's mountain, which eventually brought us to the Trassey Track. The walk finished at Meelmore Lodge - 8.2 miles in total. I have also completed this walk in an anti-clockwise direction. I think there is more scrambling this way coming up to Hare's Gap and beyond towards Commedagh, whereas from Donard park, apart from the saddle, the ascent is less challenging. Either way, this is an excellent walk with very impressive views of Eastern and Central Mournes Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/212/comment/5835/
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is this a summit? seriously, slieve corragh is on .. by ricky k   (Show all for Slieve Corragh)
This photo was taken enroute between Commedagh an .. by shippy   (Show all for Slieve Corragh)
Not a particularly inspiring climb on its own. We .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Corragh)
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