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Trostan Mountain Trostán A name in Irish
(Ir. Trostán [DUPN], 'pole/staff' [DUPN]) County Highpoint of Antrim, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 550m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D17960 23598 This summit has been logged as climbed by 241 members. Recently by: eejaymm, paulmcquaid, Helenha, CaminoPat, JakeG, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin, Lauranna, peter1, paddyobpc, dillonkdy, 21yearsgone, AdrianneB, declanohagan
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Longitude: -6.155396, Latitude: 55.045748 , Easting: 317960, Northing: 423598 Prominence: 515m,   Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717881 923581,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trstn, 10 char: Trostan
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Joyce's suggestion (INP, iii, 586) that this peak is so named because of its resemblance to a pilgrim's staff with a crooked top seems without foundation.   Trostan is the highest mountain in the Antrim Hills area and the 418th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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The iron man of Antrim .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Climbed this hill on St Patrick's Day following w .. by davidholmes   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Sunday 30-07-06 the morning started well it was s .. by BILLNOR   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Trostan, the highest point in County Antrim, is m .. by simon3   (Show all for Trostan)
 
An excellent mountain that never has the same atm .. by NICKY   (Show all for Trostan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Trostan in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Commencing descent from Trostan with Slemish in background.
 
Howmanyminutes on Trostan, 2010
by Howmanyminutes  2 Jan 2010
04 June 09

Parked car opp entrance to Glenariff Forest Park and ran up onto B14 taking the forest track to Essathohan Bridge. From there continued on the forestry road until reaching the fire break. Proceeded through this and then upon clearing forest - proceeded to summit. Have been here a few times both walking and now running. The view on this evening was magic and the descent back down via the Moyle Way great craic. Jumping fallen trees, streams etc. Washed the dog and myself just above the waterfall as you exit the forest. Fast descent on forestry tracks back down to car.

UPDATE - Trostan Summit on 1-1-2010 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/3814/
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