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Mourne Mountains Area   W: Spelga 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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Hen Mountain Hill Sliabh na Circe A name in Irish Ir. Sliabh na Circe [PNNI3], ‘mountain of the hen’ Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Local/Historical/Cultural List

Height: 354m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24530 27608
Place visited by 87 members. Recently by: Bob-the-juggler, Colin Murphy, pcman, garrettd, Oscar-mckinney, Jai-mckinney, Carolyn105, Welder, dregish, Andy1287, PPruzina, IndyMan, justynagru, Fenton, p_treanor
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Longitude: -6.09336, Latitude: 54.182319 , Easting: 324530, Northing: 327608 Prominence: 83m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 724452 827609,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HnMntn, 10 char: HnMntn


Hen Mountain is the lower neighbour of Cock Mountain. Other peaks in the area named after birds are Eagle Mountain and Pigeon Rock Mountain. The tors on Hen Mountain offer some scope for rock climbing. The Glack is a saddle between Cock Mountain and Hen Mountain. Ir. glac/glaic denotes the grasp of a clutching hand or the gap and is one of many anatomical terms applied to the Irish landscape.   Hen Mountain is the 1051th highest place in Ireland.

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The Mournes in miniature .. by group   (Show all for Hen Mountain (Sliabh na Circe))
 
Fun in the Fog on Hen .. by Pepe   (Show all for Hen Mountain (Sliabh na Circe))
 
A little hill with some personality. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Hen Mountain (Sliabh na Circe))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hen Mountain (<i>Sliabh na Circe</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Seen from the neighbouring Cock Mountain
 
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by Colin Murphy  19 Jul 2021
The huge rocky outcrops capping this small summit more than make up for its small scale. Not on any of the main lists, but well worthy of a visit nonetheless. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1388/comment/23213/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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