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Midlands SW Area   SW: Slieve Felim Subarea
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Slieve Felim East Top Hill Sliabh Eibhlinne (mullach thoir) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Slieve Felim. Limerick County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 423m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R80908 57686
Place visited by 32 members. Recently by: garrettd, LiamG1951, maryblewitt, JohnRea, sarahryanowen, mlmoroneybb, Colin Murphy, Wildrover, John.geary, FrankMc1964, jasonmc, aifric_n04, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, muschi
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Longitude: -8.282976, Latitude: 52.670386 , Easting: 180908, Northing: 157686 Prominence: 69m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 580860 657728,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv423, 10 char: SlvFlmEstT
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Slieve Felim East Top is the 838th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Felim East Top (<i>Sliabh Eibhlinne (mullach thoir)</i>) in area Midlands SW, Ireland
Picture: A section of frozen mud track!
 
Rivers of mud
by Colin Murphy  11 Feb 2022
Using the extensive forest tracks, I had planned to do a 4-carn loop taking in Cullaun and the three Slieve Felims. I started at R83875 57275 starD, bagged Cullaun in about 20 minutes and returned to the track at R 824 572 starE. Here the problems began. What looks on the map like a nice track leading all the way to Slieve Felim East top turned out to be little more that a river of mud for its entire length. It was utterly impassible in places, requiring me to retreat to either the adjacent heathery bog (almost as bad) or to beat my way through the woods. The 3 km walk took me 80 minutes of unpleasantness, the only relief being an occasional frozen section (as in pic). The high point is a clump of slightly elevated heather with an ancient tree branch stuck in it. Definitely a baggers' hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1057/comment/23409/
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