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Sawel Mountain Samhail Phite Méabha A name in Irish
(Ir. 'Samhail Phite Méabha' [DUPN], 'resemblance of Maeve’s vulva') County Highpoint of Derry & Tyrone, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 678m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H61796 97305
Place visited by 359 members. Recently by: doogleman, cactustravelfan, glencree, Andy1287, Patrickdoyle, eoghancarton, Grumbler, nupat, schwann10, mallymcd, IrishGirl2014, itshimkeith, Roswayman, FrankMc1964, finkey86
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Longitude: -7.039464, Latitude: 54.819745 , Easting: 261796, Northing: 397305 Prominence: 657m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 661731 897294,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Sawel, 10 char: Sawel
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Dart Formation)

This rather colourful name seems to derive from the appearance of the glen on the S side of Sawel.   Sawel is the highest mountain in the Sperrin Mountains area and the 142nd highest in Ireland. Sawel is the highest point in county Derry and also the highest in Tyrone.

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Travelled up to the north at the weekend with the .. by murphysw   (Show all for Sawel)
 
Climbed Saturday last as part of my County Tops e .. by paulocon   (Show all for Sawel)
 
-Derry and Tyrone CHP .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Sawel)
 
Combined a walk from Paddy Dillon's "Walking The .. by dino   (Show all for Sawel)
 
Great views but very soft underfoot. .. by jlk   (Show all for Sawel)
 
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Picture: The red hand of Tyrone appears to be telling hikers to go no further. Just hop over to the Derry sid
 
Derry Tyrone CHP
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
There is room to park at H63884 97478 B. Across the road there is a fence running along the county boundry of Derry and Tyrone which makes this a relatively straight forward hike and just as well as the weather was poor with little visibility so hand railing the fence got us to near the summit. I would imagine on a fine day, an extended walk taking in the neighbouring Dart would make for a good hike. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/144/comment/20180/
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