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Arroo Mountain Mountain Sliabh Aradh A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Aradh [logainm.ie], 'mountain of [obscure element]') Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 523m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G83303 52066 This place has been logged as visited by 68 members. Recently by: Iamcan, DeltaP, murphysw, NualaMc, marymac, melohara, PeakPaul, supersullivan, Lauranna, Geo, Onzy, Cobhclimber, dolan931, jmes, Wilderness
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Longitude: -8.257964, Latitude: 54.416942 , Easting: 183303, Northing: 352066 Prominence: 436m,  Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 583256 852071,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ArMntn, 10 char: ArMntn
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

Arroo is a townland in Rossinver parish, barony of Rosclogher.   Arroo Mountain is the 498th highest place in Ireland. Arroo Mountain is the most northerly summit in the Dartry Mountains area.

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A fine viewpoint. .. by group   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
 
A long ridge extends South East from the highest .. by simon3   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arroo Mountain in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bilbo's neighbourhood?
 
Arroo from the east
by Colin Murphy  11 Feb 2013
Most walkers approach Arroo from the steeply-sided west slope, but as I wanted to also take in Conwal North top to the east, I decided to start from the eastern slopes. There is a parking space opposite a track, just where some forestry starts at G858 516 E. (Alternately there is another clear parking space 300m or so south up the road). Follow the distinct track across the road from the parking spot, which continues for about 500m, and then peters out amid a turf-cutting area. Continue directly west across gently rising and in parts, distinctly boggy land (although it is relatively easy to navigate around the very marshy bits). Around G848 516 F the grassy ground starts to rise fairly steeply, but is very firm underfoot. The slope eases about 300m later and there is a relatively gentle climb all the way to the summit, the approach offering a partial view of the towering cliffs on Arroo's north side. There is also a fascinating area to the north-east below the summit, (see pic) featuring a number of diminutive but very sharp peaks, surrounded by grassy bumps and knolls, which looks like the kind of place you might find a hobbit living! Returned the way I'd come, getting back to the car precisely 2 hours later. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/407/comment/14917/
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Started this walk at a track in the townland of A .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
 
This picture shows the steep cliffs to the North .. by simon3   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
 
An unexpected treat .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
 
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