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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,
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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 place has been logged as visited by 130 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, NualaMc, maryt, Barry28213, guestuser, peterturner, colmscully, johncromie, melohara, eflanaga, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, SFlaherty, lw24, HikerGer
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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 461st highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievebawn in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As viewed from the slopes of Mt. Leinster
 
Easy stroll to the top and back.
Short Summary created by jackill, Harry Goodman,  1 Feb 2014
Park at S817546 A, the parking area for the "Nine Stones". Note a clear track going WNW up the hillside. This leads up initially over a subsidiary hump and then,with a slight change in direction W around S812548 B, up to the summit cairn.The slope is gentle and the track good with one rockey patch to be crossed. Distance up and back is 2km and can be walked comfortably in 30 to 40 minutes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/412/comment/5171/
 
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)
 
Does this qualify as the easiest summit in Irelan .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
After returning to the car park from Mt. Leinster .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slievebawn)
 
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