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Slieve Main Mountain Sliabh Meáin A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Sliabh Meáin [PDT], 'middle mountain') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Psammitic schist, some marble beds Bedrock

Height: 514m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C41285 37796 This summit has been logged as climbed by 60 members. Recently by: sir_boba_fett, Wildrover, Cobhclimber, sperrinlad, Docrallying, shaunkelly, melohara, Derry_Danderer, Lucky1, simoburn, chalky, Wilderness, newpark-cc, doopa, Onzy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.352714, Latitude: 55.185526 , Easting: 241285, Northing: 437796 Prominence: 100m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 641223 937775,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv514, 10 char: SlvMain
Bedrock type: Psammitic schist, some marble beds, (Lower Crana Quartzite Formation)

This peak is located between the higher peak of Slieve Snaght and the lower Crocknamaddy.   Slieve Main is the second highest mountain in the Inishowen area and the 524th highest in Ireland.

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gerrym on Slieve Main, 2004
by gerrym  8 Aug 2004
Slieve Main isn't much of a proposition on it's own and is best climbed along with it's bigger neighbour Slieve Snaght (see for first part of the walk). From Slieve Snaght it is an easy drop down south to the col with Slieve Main ( pic shows Slieve Main) This is rather wet with some peat hags and it is an easy half hour climb of 300ft over grass to the summit, a little bit rockier at the top. View is dominated by Slieve Snaght and its minor summit Slieve Snaghtbeg to the north, west to the Urris Hills and Ragtin More and south over Lough Swilly. I dropped down and contoured around the western side of Snaght to rejoin the route i had come up. 3.5 hours for the two mountains. Did not meet anyone else in what feels a quite remote area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/427/comment/1070/
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