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Antrim Hills Area
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Slievenahanaghan Hill Sliabh na hAnachaine A name in Irish
Antrim County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 418m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D11667 21884
Place visited by 26 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, Wilderness, trostanite, simoburn, Fergalh, whoRya, Welder, monsur, Garmin, Peter Walker, sandman, Cweed101, AntrimRambler, mark-rdc, trudger
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Longitude: -6.254433, Latitude: 55.03181 , Easting: 311667, Northing: 421884 Prominence: 73m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 711591 921868,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnhn, 10 char: Slvnhnghn
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Lower Basalt Formation)

Slievenahanaghan is the 780th highest place in Ireland.

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Pondering the name of this hill .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievenahanaghan)
 
The only previous time I had climbed Slievenahana .. by slemish   (Show all for Slievenahanaghan)
 
Driving through the lonely mountain roads I was s .. by gerrym   (Show all for Slievenahanaghan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenahanaghan in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Loking SE to Skerry Hill from the slopes of Slievenahanaghan
 
Harry Goodman on Slievenahanaghan, 2009
by Harry Goodman  24 Sep 2009
I climbed Slievenahanaghan' as part of a round which had earlier included Skerry Hill, approaching it from the SE across rough moorland of knee high gorse and clumps of tussocky grass. On my way I came across an access road not marked on the OSNI maps which would be of considerable help to anyone looking for a less torturous approach to the hill. The entrance gate is at D 13269 21727 A. I should add that there is a warning sign at the gate advising that you are entering a "hard hat site" and another states that there is "no unauthorised entry" However on my way down from the hill, before I was aware of the signs, I was approached by the driver of one of the site vans but his only interest was about my walk and not to warn me off the site. I suspect that no one will object to a walker using this track to access the hill at her/his own risk but if in doubt permission could be sought at the site office located about 1k in from the public road. I climbed the hill directly by keeping to the right side of the wind turbines. There is nothing to mark the top. Indeed the high point is on a large flat area levelled out to facilitate work when building the wind farm. Gerrym may be interested to know that since he filed his comments on 07-11-10 the number of turbines has increased from 11 to at least 18. Indeed the hill could well be re-named the "Birthday Cake" with its liberal covering of white "candles" !! From the top I dropped down SE past the turbines to the access road where I turned left and followed it out to the public road. From there I turned right and had a short walk along the road to my starting point for the round at D 14285 21327 D (see also my comments on Skerry Hill) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/741/comment/4130/
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