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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 place has been logged as visited by 251 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, David-Guenot, DeltaP, NualaMc, Nuala-Mc1, Daingean, Juanita, Magsamillion, guestuser, johnballinger, eejaymm, paulmcquaid, Helenha, CaminoPat, JakeG
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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 420th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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Climbed this last Sunday as part of my county hig .. by murphysw   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Bank Holiday Trostan
by OonaghG  5 May 2010
Walked up Trostan on Bank Holiday Monday from the B14 Cushendall Road stile. It was a lovely walk, not really challenging but VERY boggy! I did half the walk with a soggy foot having fallen foul of one puddle! Thank goodness it wasn't too cold.
We had a hazy view of Ailsa Craig from the top which was a nice surprise. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/4679/
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May Day Walk - 01/05/2010 .. by Daithi2004   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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