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Slieve Beg Mountain Sliabh Beag A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 595.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34046 27603 This summit has been logged as climbed by 319 members. Recently by: feargalf, IainT, bryanjbarry, DelStewart, lw24, tommccarthy, roscorrocket, MichaelG55, stevebullers, DesHoulihan, PPruz, DrMonkfish, strangeweaver, jimantz99, rowanofravara
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Longitude: -5.947707, Latitude: 54.179924 , Easting: 334047, Northing: 327604 Prominence: 40.87m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 733966 827609,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvBg, 10 char: Slieve Beg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

The most notable feature of Slieve Beg is the scree-run known as the Devil's Coachroad which dissects its eastern flank.   Slieve Beg is the 299th highest summit in Ireland.

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Like many of the Mournes, Slieve Beg when viewed .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Beg)
There is good rock-climbing to be had on the gran .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Slieve Beg)
At the top of the Devils Coachroad on Slieve Beg .. by LuisGarcia#10   (Show all for Slieve Beg)
Approached from Cove Mountain, Slieve Beg is a qu .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Beg)
BILLNOR on Slieve Beg, 2007
by BILLNOR  28 Mar 2007
My wife and I Climbed up Slieve Beg for the first time Sunday 25/03/07. Used the secure carpark at Meelmore Lodge walked around the base of Meelmore then across to the Trassey Track and onwards to the Hares Gap. Following the Brandy Pad around towards the shoulder between Commedagh and Beg and then took a short walk to the summit. When I got to the summit of Beg we stopped for a cup of tea and a bite to eat. The view from the summit of this small mountain makes it worth climbing, especially back towards Bearnagh and with a goord perspective of Donard and Commedagh. After lunch we had a close encounter with the Devils Coach road just looking down towards the valley and the sheer steepness of the scree slope is enough to raise the pulse . We contuined our walk across th the summit of Cove the view here are even better taking in LAMAGAM,THE BINNIANS ,BEN CROM,MEELBEG & MEELMORE to name a few time was running short so we retraced our steps back the way we came to Meelmore Lodge an enjoyable walk on a mild sunny day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/2651/
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Slieve Beg on Paddy's Day 2006. Anyone for a slid .. by Jaak   (Show all for Slieve Beg)
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