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Camlough Mountain 423m,
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Cooley/Gullion Area   Slieve Gullion Subarea
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Camlough Mountain Hill Sliabh gCuircín A name in Irish
also Slieve Girkin an extra name in English
(poss. Ir. Sliabh gCuircín [PDT], 'mountain of the (cock's) comb') Armagh County, in Carn List, Granite, granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 423m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J04951 25301 This summit has been logged as climbed by 61 members. Recently by: Murray-Tucker, markmjcampion, stevebullers, martyk90, PPruz, Ulsterpooka, Pepe, jimmyread, M_K_90, Garmin, Miranda, eamonoc, whoRya, chalky, atlantic73
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Longitude: -6.393784, Latitude: 54.166009 , Easting: 304951, Northing: 325301 Prominence: 288m,   Isolation: 5.6km
ITM: 704886 825306,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmlgMn, 10 char: CmlghMntn
Bedrock type: Granite, granodiorite, (Newry Granodiorite Complex)

Summit situated in the townland of Cross. Had an army base on the summit, dismantled around 2001. The second element of Slieve Girkin is suggestive of cuircín, 'crest' or 'comb', which would fit well with the crinkly appearance of the summit when seen from Camlough, but no Irish forms have been found to confirm this.   Camlough Mountain is the 832nd highest summit in Ireland. Camlough Mountain is the second highest point in county Armagh.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Camlough Mountain in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: The easy route from the mask to the top
 
Great views of Newry and Carlingford Lough
by dmcdevitt  5 Jul 2011
Parked at J05415 23936 A, and walked up the road through the forest till we met the masks, This is a lovely walk in the evening but a big mistake is to continue walking along the road after the mask till the 90Deg corner then start the climb to the summit. It’s just difficult on foot with marsh and long grass, A better route as we found coming back is to follow the track around the back of the masks which leads up to the top of the hill. Recent gorse fires have made walking on this easy but the black charcoal dust gets into your eyes and cloths. Up and down, you'll complete this in 1.5 hours Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/724/comment/6399/
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Hey! I can see my house from here! Just another a .. by tsunami   (Show all for Camlough Mountain)
 
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