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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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Slievebawn Mountain Sliabh Bán A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Bán [OS 6], 'white mountain') Carlow County, in Arderin List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 524.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S80637 54812 This summit has been logged as climbed by 122 members. Recently by: melohara, eflanaga, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, SFlaherty, lw24, HikerGer, liz50, Hilldweller, jonto1983, walker26, mcgradya, Wildrover, Garmin, muddyboots
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Longitude: -6.809604, Latitude: 52.638933 , Easting: 280637, Northing: 154813 Prominence: 89.7m,   Isolation: 3km
ITM: 680568 654856,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvbwn, 10 char: Slievebawn
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Cairn on summit. This is an outlier Mount Leinster lying completely in Co. Carlow. Note that there is another hill of this name S of Blackstairs Mountain, though it is spelt Slievebaun in English.   Slievebawn is the 491st highest summit in Ireland.

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Easy stroll to the top and back. .. by group   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
This is very easy...we did it as the sun was sett .. by motherofdivineja   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
This is a view of Slievebawn from near the top of .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
Slievebawn is a very short stroll up from the car .. by csd   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievebawn in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cairn summit Slievebawn
 
Colin Murphy on Slievebawn, 2007
by Colin Murphy  27 Aug 2007
Does this qualify as the easiest summit in Ireland? Took 30 minutes up and down and near the summit met a couple with what looked like a six year old boy on the way up! Perfect if you want to take the kids for a picnic but no challenge at all, though does offer some nice views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/412/comment/2805/
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After returning to the car park from Mt. Leinster .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
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