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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: J31300 26000 This summit has been logged as climbed by 236 members. Recently by: dr_banuska, IainT, MichaelG55, DelStewart, jlk, newpark-cc, roscorrocket, stevebullers, stang, mgtrose, PPruz, rowanofravara, Cobhclimber, chalky, jackill
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Longitude: -5.990448, Latitude: 54.166233 , Easting: 331300, Northing: 326000 Prominence: 81m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 731220 826005,   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 485th highest summit in Ireland.

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Sometimes we like to find alternative routes up t .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Ben Crom)
Soggy Trip .. by chrizoneill   (Show all for Ben Crom)
We set out from a parking spot at J311 315 C .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Ben Crom)
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Bleck Cra on Ben Crom, 2005
by Bleck Cra  11 Nov 2005
Ta me ag foghlaim na Gaeilge. Cen fa? Who knows. A tutor advises, without a word of invitation, that the word “skitter” derives direct from the Irish. Au contraire, “skitter” slews up the trail to us from Scandinavia via the Ulster Scots infinitive: “fur ‘til skite”. Coconut to the him or her who can descend either Slieve Carn or Meal Beag in present conditions without skiting upon their respective “A”s. Down go the apples; up go the underskirts. Both small, dour lumps huff summer-long in the shadow of their more illustrious peers but now, in an annual fest of self-assertion, up-end every rider astride their oiled, dull backs. Skite marks from summit to saddle: and each themselves marked by derision until one’s own fein ends up on one’s own. And so the chiropractor is denied another session. Crack, rattle, click. B’stard! Whoosh, whooph, thump. Effer! And on and on endlessly until you emerge barely conscious at the other side. The price…. ? Free, because the bold adventurer is elligle to enter this skite-pond by Crom. Ahh Crom: like a favourite, dodgy aunt. “watch the china; Crom is coming today.” Not high by any standards, but if you come to her by Bearnagh and her tiresome bog, a reasonably tough ask and an enormous reward. Don’t be flash when you’re up there on your own, the vertigo can kill you before the rocks below will. This is one of the most serious drops in the Mournes. Amid primeaval environs with white water surging through bog culverts to spurt head-height into the void, Crom trips and stumbles amongst broken castles, in weak, wounded founds; like a foot wrong would bring the entire effort down on top of us. How a wise man comes at her is for another wise man to know. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/2049/
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Crom! What a mountain! It only sits 300-odd feet .. by Alex92   (Show all for Ben Crom)
Ben Crom by Gee & Phil Calling all walkers/scram .. by ghmcbride   (Show all for Ben Crom)
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