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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Bearnagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29, EW-CLY 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Meelbeg Mountain Sliabh Míol Beag A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Míol Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain of the ants') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 701.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30076 27913
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Longitude: -6.00834, Latitude: 54.183728 , Easting: 330077, Northing: 327914 Prominence: 193m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 729997 827919,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlb, 10 char: SlvMlbg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Oddly enough, despite the adjective beag ('small'), it is actually higher than Slieve Meelmore, so perhaps it is a question of bulk rather than height.   Slieve Meelbeg is the 111th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Slieve Meelbeg (<i>Sliabh Míol Beag</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slieve Meelbeg (with Meelmore behind) from Butter Mountain
Lofty Mourne summit with lots of routes.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, Peter Walker  3 May 2023
Slieve Meelbeg lies beside Slieve Meelmore in the mid north of the Mournes. It is a steep-sided but relatively unremarkable hill with few crags. The iconic Mourne Wall traverses its summit. Very fine views abound, especially NW over the rolling country of mid County Down.

NNE. From the large CP at J31136 31418 starA, follow the Trassy Track up to the dramatic col between S Bearnagh and S Meelmore. Now either take the Mourne Wall over Meelmore or follow a track contouring under the S side of that mountain to the col between it and SM, taking the Mourne Wall up from there. 2hrs+

N. Start from the picnic site J29281 29709 starB - a path can be followed up the stream valley to Meelmore/Meelbeg col. The stream guides the way once the path fades although the ground is rough and boggy - summit is easily gained following the wall from the col. 1.5 hrs

W. Follow the Ott Track from J27993 27869 starC to the col between Carn Mt and S Loughshannagh; from here the Mourne Wall leads over the latter's summit and up onto SM itself. 1.5 hrs

S. Make your way from J30609 21052 starD up to the Ben Crom Dam, crossing the dam and follow the path under Ben Crom into the valley of the Ben Crom River. A sometimes boggy path leads up this stream to the foot of SM, and a steep and pathless but otherwise straightforward climb then gains the summit. (This route from the dam is crucial during the Mourne Seven Sevens challenge walk). 3 hrs

Notable tracks incl track/2268, track/2384 and the mega track/2672 Linkback:
This view could be seen just after sunset one lat .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg (Sliabh Míol Beag))
From Slieve Loughshannagh Meelbeg is an obvious e .. by darrenf   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg (Sliabh Míol Beag))
There's nothing terribly fantastic about Meelbeg. .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg (Sliabh Míol Beag))
I hiked up Meelbeg with my dad on Saturday (10/2/ .. by Alex92   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg (Sliabh Míol Beag))
I have to agree with tsunami on this one. It's on .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg (Sliabh Míol Beag))
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