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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 This place has been logged as visited by 244 members. Recently by: Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, melohara, trostanite, dr_banuska, IainT, MichaelG55, DelStewart, jlk, newpark-cc, roscorrocket
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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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Ben Crom is less than 100 metres higher than the .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Ben Crom and the reservoir to which it lends it's .. by tsunami   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
ben crom from the north between the showers. .. by ricky k   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Our starting point was the gap between Meelmore a .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
View from the top of Ben Crom into the reservoir .. by Jaak   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
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/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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