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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
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.800064, Latitude: 52.532618 , Easting: 281479, Northing: 142993 Prominence: 29m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 681411 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 752nd highest summit in Ireland.

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COMMENTS for Slievebaun 1 of 1
Nondescript little hill. .. by group   (Show all for Slievebaun)
Slievebaun is a good 300m drop down from Blacksta .. by csd   (Show all for Slievebaun)
White way to do it .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Slievebaun)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievebaun in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slievebaun with Blackstairs Mountain in the background.
csd on Slievebaun, 2008
by csd  29 Jun 2008
Slievebaun isn't really on the way to or from anywhere useful, so I chose to take in the summit on the way back from Blackstairs Mountain itself. I started at S80200 41607 C, where you can park a couple of cars without blocking the track, and headed up to the col between Carriglachan and Caher Roe's Den. I headed for the summit of Blackstairs, taking in Slievebaun on the way back. The low rounded dome of Slievebaun suffers from its proximity to the much more dramatic Blackstairs - Bran Scultair ridge: it's just not very exciting in comparison! At least there are some nice views along the ridge and out to the coast. There's nothing of note to mark the summit; the photo shows my bag at what is probably the highest point. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/637/comment/3197/
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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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