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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 197 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, mgtrose, rleahy, MichaelG55, DelStewart, gmpr40, AnthonyN, Aidy, bryanjbarry, Wilderness, stevebullers, PPruz, rowanofravara, Cobhclimber, newpark-cc
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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 480th highest summit 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)
 
A good light intro to the Mournes, nice to see it .. by tsunami   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ott Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view North from Ott Mountain
 
NICKY on Ott Mountain, 2007
by NICKY  20 Mar 2007
We had the pleasure of free time to do a lovely walk in the Mournes on 30th December 2006. Our route took us from the car park below Slievenamuck, up the Ott track, Ott mountain, Carn mountain and finally Slieve Muck down to the car park south of Spelga Dam. This was a wonderful walk. The cloud formations were very dramatic, more so as the walk progressed. For our start Ott mountain is not a distinctive peak but it was a great stepping stone to the higher peaks. When doing this walk your lungs and legs gradually strengthen which is great for the not so fit! I would recommend this route for those of you that are pressed for time but want dramatic views (Slieve Muck)! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/comment/2643/
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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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