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Slieve Loughshannagh Mountain Sliabh Locha Sionnach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Loch Seannach [PNNI], 'mountain of Lough Shannagh') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 617m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J29456 27205 This summit has been logged as climbed by 366 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, bryanjbarry, rleahy, robertodon, DelStewart, Aidy, thomas_g, stevebullers, MichaelG55, OisinD, DesHoulihan, PPruz, DrMonkfish, strangeweaver, rowanofravara
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Longitude: -6.018144, Latitude: 54.177522 , Easting: 329456, Northing: 327205 Prominence: 104m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 729376 827210,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvLgh, 10 char: SlvLghshng
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Seannach is an Ulster variant of sionnach. Lough Shannagh, 'lake of the foxes', is to the south below Carn Mountain.   Slieve Loughshannagh is the 258th highest summit in Ireland.

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Meeting up with the Mourne Wall .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Summer Ascent of Sl. Loughshannagh .. by cranlum   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Loughshannagh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
darrenf on Slieve Loughshannagh, 2010
by darrenf  8 Jan 2010
From Carn to Slieve Loughshannagh navigation is a very straight forward affair. The mourne wall links both peaks and also continues onto Slieve Meelbeg and provides alot of comfort navigationally, particularly in poor conditions. Believe it or not we meet three snowboarders and one cross country skier (possible other MVers??) while scaling the gentle slopes of Loughshannagh. Incidentally the snow was so deep that we had to use the mourne wall in places as a 'staircase' along the ascent. That said conditions on the day were near perfect with crisp blue skies and even some bright sunshine. Views across the mourne range were spectacular. The photo shows a frozen lough shannagh in the foreground with views of the slient valley peeping through behind. Refer to Slieve Meelbeg for the rest of the route. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/245/comment/4346/
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A mountain which has a great reward in views with .. by Alex92   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Slieve Lougshannagh is one of the five summits t .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Leaving the summit of Ott Mountain I headed east .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
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