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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 60 members. Recently by: Lauranna, Geo, Onzy, Cobhclimber, dolan931, jmes, Wilderness, Ulsterpooka, 21yearsgone, mountainmike, scubabenz, simoburn, chalky, Garmin, Peter Walker
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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 496th highest summit in Ireland. Arroo Mountain is the second 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)
Arroo from the east .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Arroo Mountain)
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)
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Picture: View west from Arroo Mt to Keeloges Mt. (left) with Truskmore and Tievebaun beyond .
An unexpected treat
by Harry Goodman  17 Nov 2011
Climbed Arroo Mt as part of a circuit which also included Aganny Top, Agalateeve and Keeloges. Having parked off road about 100m south we took a well defined lane up from Aganlish G8048152522. The area we parked at was along the boundary wall of a house but as no one was at home I asked a farmer tending sheep nearby if he thought I could park there and he said he did not see it as a problem as the car was off road and not obstructing access. The track up was good and finally petered out about 1k up. A little further along we came to some ruined farm buildings and just beyond these a stream. As we followed the stream uphill it formed an obvious and deep gulley which we then continued along on the high left hand bank to its end and then along a fence running uphill to a fence junction at G8243651919. We then continued up along another small but obvious gulley in the hillside to and up through an eroded area of peat hags to G8278051878 some 2.5 k into the walk and just below the crest of the summit ridge. On reaching the crest we walked E along its broad flat top to the Trig Pillar and a substantial cairn G8330452069. For the purist the ground seems to be a little higher some 40/50 metres just SW of the cairn at G8328352047 K. Distance from start 3.17k.Views out over Lough Melvin to NE and the Bluestacks to the N were superb as were those W over Truskmore and S to the Castegal ridge. Rather than retrace our steps we then headed for S for Aganny Top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/407/comment/5842/
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