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North Wexford Area
Maximum height for area: 420 metres,   Summits in area: 6,   Maximum prominence for area: 304 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 62, 68, 69 For all tops   Highest summit: Slieveboy, 420m
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Slieveboy Hill An Sliabh Buí A name in Irish
Wexford County, in Carn List, Greywacke sandstones with slates Bedrock

Height: 420m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 69 Grid Reference: T02273 57144 This summit has been logged as climbed by 40 members. Recently by: MichaelE, ei7kh, Mrblueskies, thomas_g, Kennyj, Roen, chalky, jlk, FilHil, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, eamonoc, Trailtrekker, Fergalh, wwwalker
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Longitude: -6.489398, Latitude: 52.656234 , Easting: 302273, Northing: 157144 Prominence: 304m,   Isolation: 7.8km
ITM: 702199 657187,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvby, 10 char: Slieveboy
Bedrock type: Greywacke sandstones with slates, (Palace Member)

Slieveboy is the highest hill in the North Wexford area and the 850th highest in Ireland.

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Small on challenge,big on views
by Kennyj  31 Jan 2015
Walked to mast strewn summit today,staring at graveyard car park in Askamore I followed the red looped walk (Askamore loop) to add some distance to the climb.Following this well signposted loop until before it meets a concrete road going downhill I took the forest track on my left turning left at the first junction after about 100 yards, right at the next junction and right again following the track uphill to the summit.As previously stated the summit has a number of masts but the views south towards the Blackstairs,North towards the snow capped Wickow mountains and east towards the Irish Sea are a sight to behold.Total distance 13 km in a little over 2.5 hours taking a short stop for lunch.Highly recommended. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/739/comment/17822/
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Easy hill, great views. .. by scannerman   (Show all for Slieveboy)
 
An up-and-down to the location referenced in my o .. by csd   (Show all for Slieveboy)
 
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