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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)
Rather than descending via the obvious path by th .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
Whoosh-oomph-ugh. Its that time of year again. Wh .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
Saturday was an “ine” day. Firstly equine and whi .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
zeaphod on Slieve Commedagh, 2003
by zeaphod  14 Oct 2003
Up here again last Tuesday 30/12/03. Parked in Donard Park, then up the Glen River valley. sleet turned to snow at the col. the steps were frozen solid and would have made a trecherous descent route, so we made for Shan Slieve, past the top of the pot of Legawherry (dangerous in v.poor/dark conditions), then descended back to the track in a partial whiteout using the compass. Very wet return down the Glen River. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/63/comment/715/
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With our backs to Commedagh we headed down by the .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
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