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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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Slievebaun Hill Sliabh Bán A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Sliabh Bán [PDT], 'white or grassy mountain') Wexford County, in no lists, Dark grey semi-pelitic, psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 444m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S81479 42993 This summit has been logged as climbed by 24 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, Geo, millsd1, liz50, thomas_g, GSheehy, nioclas, Garmin, pavelbodi, eamonoc, mneary34, Fergalh, Harry Goodman, thekid, blessobilly
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Longitude: -6.800079, Latitude: 52.532618 , Easting: 281479, Northing: 142993 Prominence: 29m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 681410 643039,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvbn, 10 char: Slievebaun
Bedrock type: Dark grey semi-pelitic, psammitic schist, (Ballybeg Member)

This is a shoulder of Blackstairs Mountain lying completely in Co. Wexford. Note that there is another hill of this name NW of Mount Leinster, though it is spelt Slievebawn in English.   Slievebaun is the 749th highest summit in Ireland.

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Nondescript little hill. .. by group   (Show all for Slievebaun)
 
Slievebaun is a good 300m drop down from Blacksta .. by csd   (Show all for Slievebaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievebaun in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Caher Roes den from Slievebaun
 
White way to do it
by eamonoc  11 Apr 2014
Thursday 10/4/2014. Followed wicklores directions but did not park at double gates as they were open and some farm activity was taking place. I started at S 80902 42309 B, parked car directly opposite the rough entrance to two new bungalows, enough room to park for one car so as not to block road. Just past the bungalows there is a well made farm track giving access to the open Mt above without having to jump any fences it leads up to a high field with a gate at the far left corner, with heathery slopes just beyond. There must have been a gorse fire here in the last few years as the remains of dried burnt gorse bushes abound. It was just a case of following in an upward direction to the highest point on Slievebaun. I passed lots of white stones on the way up, several of them were quite large, is this how Slievebaun got its name? Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/637/comment/15986/
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Slievebaun isn't really on the way to or from any .. by csd   (Show all for Slievebaun)
 
I had originally intended to loop around to Sliev .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievebaun)
 
Tag it on to a more challenging walk. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Slievebaun)
 
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