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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
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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 place in Ireland.

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Picture: Looking down the Devils Coach Road - can you see the person below?
 
wicklore on Slieve Beg, 2009
by wicklore  23 Oct 2009
For a small hill Slieve Beg has a fierce summit. It is simple to reach the summit from the Brandy Pad but the top has sheer drops on its SE side. These sheer drops include the infamous Devils Coach Road. McClimber gave us a most interesting talk about it when a few of us renegades broke off the main Scavenger Walk in August to pass near Slieve Beg. I recently came back to climb Slieve Beg and see the fearsome gully.

Most other photos show the Coach Road from across the bog. Mine was taken from above looking down. I even captured a brave soul on his/her way down, and this gives a good sense of scale. Slieve Beg is not a summit where you could be inattentive as those cliffs would be very unforgiving. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/4221/
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