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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: C41315 37809 This place has been logged as visited by 63 members. Recently by: liz50, Geo, millsd1, sir_boba_fett, Wildrover, Cobhclimber, sperrinlad, Docrallying, shaunkelly, melohara, Derry_Danderer, Lucky1, simoburn, chalky, Wilderness
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Longitude: -7.351264, Latitude: 55.185878 , Easting: 241315, Northing: 437809 Prominence: 100m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 641315 937815,   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 522nd highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Main in area Inishowen, Ireland
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On the main
Short Summary created by simon3, Colin Murphy,  14 Oct 2014
Parking in a small quarry 3km to the east at point C444 372 A, cross the smaller top of Damph and then head north, curving around the valley until you cross a fence at C425 380 B then begin to ascend again towards the west. A further 1km will bring you to the top, although it is difficult to identify which is actually the highest point. Ignore a couple of cairns which do not sit on the precise top and scout around towards the south east of the broad boulder-speckled top where you will see a pile of stones supporting a single spearhead shaped stone. GPS readings indicate this to be the highest point. You may return by the same route but the usual walk takes in the top's bigger neighbour, Slieve Snaght. The Damph-Main-Snaght walk takes approximately 4.5-5 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/427/comment/5186/
 
Climbed Friday 06.02.24 – My aim was to bag the t .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Slieve Main)
 
Slieve Main isn't much of a proposition on it's .. by gerrym   (Show all for Slieve Main)
 
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