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Clermont Hill Louth County, in no lists, Microgranite with granophyric texture Bedrock

Height: 444m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 36 Grid Reference: J09848 17129 This summit has been logged as climbed by 96 members. Recently by: DelStewart, markmjcampion, JohnAshton, stevebullers, bryanmccabe, stang, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Ulsterpooka, markwallace, eamonoc, jlk, Wilderness, simoburn, happymourneview
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Longitude: -6.321949, Latitude: 54.091604 , Easting: 309848, Northing: 317129 Prominence: 29m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 709773 817136,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Clrmnt, 10 char: Clermont
Bedrock type: Microgranite with granophyric texture, (Granophyre)

This name, like Clermont Carn, records the association with Lord Clermont of Ravensdale, whose residence was Ravensdale Park in the early 19th century.   Clermont is the 750th highest summit in Ireland.

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Clermont was the second summit in my 5 peak hike .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Clermont)
 
pdtempan on Clermont, 2009
by pdtempan  3 Jun 2009
(Continued from Anglesey Mountain) I made a bee-line from Anglesey Mountain to Clermont. The heather got quite high and energy-sapping as I neared this last top. From the summit, I made straight for the corner of forestry and along the edge of the forest to the hairpin bend, and so back up the road to my bike. By now I was exhausted. Fortunately it was mostly downhill to Newry, but the few small stretches of uphill around Clontygora and Fathom were killers. At the first available shop on the outskirts of Newry, I refuelled on Lucozade and Snickers, and the sugar-rush restored my energy for the last couple of miles to the station. A great day out, 5 new peaks bagged plus Slieve Foye again, but what a brilliant invention heather-proof socks would be! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/639/comment/3808/
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Leaving Anglesey Mtn summit (see for first leg of .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Clermont)
 
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