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Clermont Carn Mountain Carnán Mhaighréid Náir A name in Irish
also Black Mountain an extra name in English
(Ir. Carnán Mhaighréid Náir [HU], 'cairn of noble Margaret') Louth County, in Arderin List, Microgranite with granophyric texture Bedrock

Height: 510m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29&36A Grid Reference: J09909 15758 This summit has been logged as climbed by 200 members. Recently by: mgtrose, MichaelG55, sandilandsn, DelStewart, martyk90, stevebullers, bryanmccabe, stang, GoldCircle, karina, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, sandman1, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread
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Longitude: -6.321515, Latitude: 54.07928 , Easting: 309909, Northing: 315758 Prominence: 312m,   Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 709834 815765,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClrmCr, 10 char: ClrmntCarn
Bedrock type: Microgranite with granophyric texture, (Granophyre)

Also known as Black Mountain [OSI]. The more common name, Clermont Carn, appeared on the old ½ map. This name records the association with Lord Clermont of Ravensdale, whose residence was Ravensdale Park in the early 19th century.   Clermont Carn is the 527th highest summit in Ireland.

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Having woken early, I hopped into the car and too .. by paulocon   (Show all for Clermont Carn)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Clermont Carn in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Looking across Carlingford Lough to Warrenpoint and the Mournes behind
 
dr_banuska on Clermont Carn, 2009
by dr_banuska  14 Jul 2009
Clermont Carn was the 4th summit in my multi-summit hike from Anglesey to Carnavaddy. Coming from nearby and uninspiring Black Mountain NE Top it's just a quick scramble over to the welcome sight of the minor road that runs past the masts, a road that also forms part of the popular Táin Way. I didn't feel at all guilty about walking straight up the road to the summit - witnessing a couple of cars driving up, I felt a sense of achievement and indeed superiority having walked from sea level at Cornamucklagh! Incidentally this was the only of the five peaks where I met other people; not surprisingly it seems to get a lot of people driving up to the masts to enjoy the excellent panoramic views. Luckily I didn't see much of the anti-social element that others have alluded to, although there was quite a bit of rubbish about. The views are indeed impressive: apart from the view south east to Slieve Foye, there's a great view across Carlingford Lough to Warrenpoint and the Mournes behind. Also, as with the lower peak of Clermont, this is a great spot to appreciate the beauty of the Ring of Gullion. There is also an excellent view down to the busy M1 with Jonesborough village behind it. Finally, behind the masts and the cairn that gives the peak its name, there's a pleasant view to Dundalk and its Bay, with the Dublin/Wicklow Mountains far in the distance (I'm sure I was able to pick out the distinctive profile of Great Sugar Loaf, which I had also identifed from nearby Slieve Gullion). After admiring these fine views for a time, I continued onto Carnavaddy starting from the minor track that runs down from the back of the cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/434/comment/3940/
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JB Whittow [Geology and Scenery in Ireland 1974] .. by simon3   (Show all for Clermont Carn)
 
this is the view looking nw from the summit showi .. by soupie01   (Show all for Clermont Carn)
 
Parked in Carlingford village with some difficult .. by gerrym   (Show all for Clermont Carn)
 
We climbed Clermont Carn together with Carnavaddy .. by denise-vosges   (Show all for Clermont Carn)
 
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