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Ben Crom Mountain Binn Chrom A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Crom or Beann Chrom [PNNI], 'curved/stooped peak') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 526m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J31291 26007
Place visited by 246 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, maryt, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, melohara, trostanite, dr_banuska, IainT, MichaelG55, DelStewart, jlk
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Longitude: -5.990583, Latitude: 54.166298 , Easting: 331291, Northing: 326007 Prominence: 81m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 731211 826012,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnCrm, 10 char: Ben Crom
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Ben Crom overlooks the Ben Crom Reservoir, situated upstream from the older Silent Valley Reservoir. It was constructed in 1957 to meet Belfast's growing demand for water.   Ben Crom is the 483rd highest place in Ireland.

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zeaphod on Ben Crom, 2003
by zeaphod  22 Sep 2003
Avoid the boggy approaches by coming around the back of Doan, then down to the Ben Crom river and up towards the summit on the other side.
One of my favourite walks in the Mournes - the views are fantastic. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/675/
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rogk on Ben Crom, 2003
by rogk  13 Jan 2003
Great views of Silent Valley and Ben Crom reservoirs, but most approaches are quite boggy. The sound of the wind howling up through the gullies is second only to the noise that Hen Mt makes when it's a bit breezy. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/306/
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