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Pigeon Rock Mountain Mountain Droim Lao A name in Irish
(Ir. Droim Lao [PNNI], 'ridge of the calf') Down County, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 534m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J26132 25030 This summit has been logged as climbed by 301 members. Recently by: rleahy, bryanjbarry, thomas_g, roscorrocket, strangeweaver, trostanite, bryanmccabe, MichaelG55, daftgrandad, AnthonyN, DesHoulihan, PPruz, rowanofravara, DrMonkfish, Cobhclimber
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Longitude: -6.06993, Latitude: 54.158818 , Easting: 326132, Northing: 325030 Prominence: 139m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 726053 825035,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PgnRck, 10 char: PgnRckMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

The Irish and English names are unrelated. Pigeon Rock is a crag overlooking the road from Kilkeel to Hilltown.   Pigeon Rock Mountain is the 460th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Pigeon Rock Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Hen mountain from Rockyriver track
The Middle Bird
by darrenf  22 Sep 2010
We approached Pigeon Rock from Hen and Cock, refer to same for start of route. From cock mountain we headed for the plateau between cock and pigeon which feeds into the Spelga Dam. We had read so many comments about how boggy this area was, but thankfully on our visit we were lucky. On descent from cock we headed almost due south in an effort to pick up the small spur jutting out from Pigeon, and to avoid most of the boggy terrain. It seemed to pay off as before long we arrived at a well trodden but somewhat dry path which took us almost to the top of Pigeon.

Pigeon Rock seemed to go on forever without sight of the summit cairn but we stumbled on Batts Wall and in turn the summit cairn, which appears to be a growth from the corner angle of Batts Wall. After a quick lunch we stuck with Batts Wall and discoverd numerous small pools of water dotted along it, each with many dragonflies and toads. Navigation is striaght forward, and sticking with Batts Wall as it turns sharply at another angle you begin the descent to the coll between Pigeon and Slievemoughanmore. At the stile we stayed on the right hand side of the Rowan Tree River as it snaked downhill and brought us right onto the Rockyriver track, which we simply followed right back to the car. A very enjoyable short step-out with a total distance of just over 11km. The picture below of the tors on hen mountain were taken as the weather lifted along the Rockyriver track. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/387/comment/6102/
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We approached the summit from Slievenaman Rd at 2 .. by csd   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
You see the strangest things in the hills. Happy .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
We met the Mountain Rescue Dog Team out training .. by mneary34   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
No pigeons and not too many rocks. A soggy mound .. by MadFrankie   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
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