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Eagle Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Iolair A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iolair [PNNI], 'mountain of the eagle') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 638m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24492 22977
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Longitude: -6.095881, Latitude: 54.140775 , Easting: 324492, Northing: 322977 Prominence: 263m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 724412 822982,   GPS IDs, 6 char: EglMnt, 10 char: EglMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

The approach from Attical gives you a view of the spectacular Great Gully. The eastern slopes are dotted with quarries.   Eagle Mountain is the 222nd highest place in Ireland.

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Up here for the first time yesterday, starting at .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Eagle Mountain)
 
hbowman on Eagle Mountain, 2010
by hbowman  2 Apr 2010
I've climbed Eagle twice in recent months. Thankfully I got a clear day last time. I approached it from the village of Attical and enjoyed good views of Slieve Binnian and Slievemoughanmore. At the summit I could see Donard, Commedagh, Bernagh, Hen and Cock. Nice views of Spelga Dam also. Heading towards Shanlieve and then Finlieve, which is marshy in certain places, there were great views of the Eastern Mournes from Slieve Muck to Wee Binnian. We then headed back via Red Moss River to Attical - a great walk which I would recommend. Took about 5-6 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/217/comment/4573/
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