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Ott Mountain Mountain Ucht A name in Irish
(Ir. Ucht [PNNI], 'mountain-breast') Down County, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 526.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28364 26957
Place visited by 204 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, Xiom5724, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, guestuser, LorraineG, David-Guenot, mgtrose, rleahy, MichaelG55, DelStewart, gmpr40, AnthonyN, Aidy
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Longitude: -6.034956, Latitude: 54.175567 , Easting: 328365, Northing: 326957 Prominence: 31.83m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 728285 826962,   GPS IDs, 6 char: OtMntn, 10 char: OtMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

This peak overlooks the top of the mountain road between Fofanny Dam and Attical. Ucht literally means 'breast', and applied to landscape it can translated as 'mountain-breast' or 'flank'. It is frequently found with mám, 'pass', e.g. Ucht Máma in Co. Clare or Mám Uchta in Co. Galway. It is possible in the name in question that ucht applies to the flank of mountain crossed by the road (or an earlier track) at its highest point. The top of Ott Mountain is only half a mile from this section of the road.   Ott Mountain is the 452nd highest place in Ireland.

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A stoney track but a boggy end .. by group   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Ott (seen rising above the wall) is a hill everyo .. by Alex92   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ott Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Ott viewed from Fofanny
 
tsunami on Ott Mountain, 2006
by tsunami  1 Jun 2006
A good light intro to the Mournes, nice to see it has been given recognition in Mountainviews. Easy access to the summit from the track of the same name off Slievenaman Road, but a much more enjoyable and testing walk is to tackle it along the route in the picture following the Ulster way from Fofanny Dam. Once summited, drop down to the Mourne Wall and decide to tackle Carn and Muck in one direction, Loughshannagh and the Meels in another or the Silent Valley includin Doan and Ben Crom. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/comment/2366/
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We had the pleasure of free time to do a lovely w .. by NICKY   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Unlike the majority of people who hike in the Mou .. by Alex92   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Set off on a simple ott-carn-loughshannagh-meelbe .. by darrenf   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
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