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

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Slieve Meelmore Mountain Sliabh Míol Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Míol Mór [PNNI], 'big mountain of the ants') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 687m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30594 28702
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Longitude: -6.000668, Latitude: 54.189586 , Easting: 330594, Northing: 328702 Prominence: 109m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 730479 828585,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlm, 10 char: SlvMlmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

A substantial tower has been built on the summit. The spot height is given as 704m on the 1:25,000 map, but this does not square with the contours, which only go up to 680m. Spellack (speilic, 'a splintery rock', probably ultimately derived from Latin spelunca, ‘cave, den’) is a spur on Slieve Meelmore.   Slieve Meelmore is the 131st highest place in Ireland.

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nicholamc on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by nicholamc  4 May 2006
This walk proved to be a good day out for the Northern Ireland Young Walkers Club and was suitable for the range of abilities of the walkers on the day (23/04/06). The photo shows a lunch time break with the perfect view towards Bernagh. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2333/
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Bleck Cra on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by Bleck Cra  14 Jun 2006
OonaghG - have a look at my comment "Slieve Binian North Tor 05-01-10", which might help. Or possibly not. Although I'm giving it some thought for this year, I have never participated in the event proper, so there may be some restrictions on routes. Anyway, if you have as much interest in the "authorised" version as have I, you will wing out and give it a go, just for the hell of it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2406/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Two Walls on Meelmore
mneary34 on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by mneary34  22 Sep 2006
Two walls on the east side of Slieve Meelmore as shown in the photo, seen from Slieve Bearnagh lead the way to the top. I agree with other contributors that the high point according to the eye would appear to be different from that shown on the map. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2514/
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Picture: Slieve Meelmore
 
mneary34 on Slieve Meelmore, 2005
by mneary34  21 Oct 2005
Slieve Meelmore as seen from 300 metres below near the Trassey Track at grid ref. J 320 295 A in an October's evening light. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2012/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Missing stepping stones
Stepping stones washed away
by Donard850  16 Feb 2013
The valley between Meelmore and Meelbeg is a popular approach from the carpark at the upper end of the Trassey Road. One approach is to take the left side of the valley and cross the stream via stepping stones and climb the steps to the stile. This crossing is also part of the route of the Ulster Way. Recent heavy rains have washed the stepping stones away leaving a deep pool. However, it is still possible to cross with dry feet using a convenient boulder just a little downstream from the steps. The stepping stones washed away were fairly big rocks and their loss is an indication of the power of water in what is normally a little stream.

See bigger version of photo and other Mournes photos at :

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Picture: Bearnagh from Meelmore
 
Great views of the Mournes
by simongray12190  29 Nov 2015
Great weather and great views on the day we went up Meelmore. Heading up the Trassey track we then forked off to the SW towards the col between Meelmore and Bearnagh before heading up along right hand section the wall towards the top of Meelmore. You'll be greeted with a small stone shelter at the summit along with amazing views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. The quickest way back is to jump over the wall at the shelter and head down the NE side of the mountain which gets steep as you get further along so watch out. Once you make it down the steep section then you can head back down the valley before crossing the river and heading back down the trassey track. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/18402/
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