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Slieve Commedagh Mountain Sliabh Coimhéideach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Coimhéideach [PNNI], 'watching/guarding mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34610 28616 This summit has been logged as climbed by 583 members. Recently by: GillSte, IainT, Lauranna, Bunsen7, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, robertodon, clacon, DelStewart, Treeman, Kilbrogan, ericjones, tommccarthy, srr45, DenisMc
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Longitude: -5.938543, Latitude: 54.188898 , Easting: 334610, Northing: 328616 Prominence: 180m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 734535 828624,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCmd, 10 char: SlvCmdgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

As on Slieve Meelmore, there is a tower near the summit of Slieve Commedagh. On the southern side, at the head of the Annalong Valley, is a spectacular group of granite tors known as 'the Castles'. These can be appreciated from the Brandy Pad, a track once used by smugglers. During the 18th Century the Mourne Mountains were notorious for smuggling commodities such as wine, silk, tobacco, tea and brandy, mainly from Britain. The cargo would be brought ashore under the cover of darkness and taken over the mountains to Hilltown and the surrounding areas.   Slieve Commedagh is the second highest mountain in the Mourne Mountains area and the 64th highest in Ireland. Slieve Commedagh is the second highest point in county Down.

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Surprisingly little known .. by Aidy   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Commedagh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Ridge to Shan Slieve
csd on Slieve Commedagh, 2006
by csd  2 Jul 2006
Rather than descending via the obvious path by the Glen River, it's also possible to leave Slieve Commedagh to the north, taking in the minor summit of Shan Slieve, before heading east to met the Glen River path just SW of the forest. This takes you along the ridge that divides the valleys of the Glen and Sprinkwee rivers, which is a pleasant diversion. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/63/comment/2417/
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Saturday was an “ine” day. Firstly equine and whi .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
Up here again last Tuesday 30/12/03. Parked in Do .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
With our backs to Commedagh we headed down by the .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
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