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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 195 members. Recently by: rleahy, MichaelG55, DelStewart, gmpr40, AnthonyN, Aidy, bryanjbarry, Wilderness, stevebullers, PPruz, rowanofravara, Cobhclimber, newpark-cc, jlk, killyman1
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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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Ott would be the first hill in what I hoped would .. by wicklore   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
paulocon on Ott Mountain, 2009
by paulocon  21 Jul 2009
Ott was only a short and easy walk from Carn Mountain. Having seen sun and rain earlier in the day, we were briefly pelted with hailstones on the walk to the summit. A small cairn adorns the summit which provides yet another great viewing point for Spelga Dam. From the summit, we made our way down to the track and it was only a short walk across to a jammed Ott car-park. As stated elsewhere, Ott would be the perfect warm-up for an assault on some of the higher Mournes - easily accessible from Ott Car-park and then very convenient to the wall at Carn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/comment/3956/
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