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Mourne Mountains Area   Cen: Loughshannagh 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 Muck Mountain Sliabh Muc A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Muc [PNNI], 'mountain of the pigs') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone Bedrock

Height: 670.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28109 24993
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Longitude: -6.039699, Latitude: 54.158002 , Easting: 328109, Northing: 324994 Prominence: 155.44m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 728030 824999,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMck, 10 char: SlvMuck
Bedrock type: Sandstone, (Hawick Group)

Overlooks the Spelga Dam and the Deer's Meadow, the source of the River Bann. It is surprising to think that this river rises less than 10 miles from the coast near Newcastle, and yet it empties into the sea near Coleraine.   Slieve Muck is the 160th highest place in Ireland.

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sam martin on Slieve Muck, 2004
by sam martin  24 Feb 2004
A more difficult prospect if climbed from Banns Road, following the mourne wall up and back around to the Ott track. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/854/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Muck (<i>Sliabh Muc</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
tsunami on Slieve Muck, 2004
by tsunami  29 Sep 2004
Not brave enough yet to tackle this climb from Banns road or indeed up the off shoot of Batts wall from above the Spelga Dam, I remain faithful to my favoured easy route up the Ott track and following the wall over Carn Mountain to the summit, returning via the steep descent along the afore mentioned wall to the road. Picture shows Slieve Muck on a nice autumnal afternoon seemingly inviting us to climb it! The steep pull along the wall can easily be seen here. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/1210/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Muck (<i>Sliabh Muc</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The stile near Slieve Mucks summit
three5four0 on Slieve Muck, 2010
by three5four0  5 Jan 2010
Shaped like a pig it might be, but today it was covered in a white duvet. After seeing Wicklore's photo below, i have attached a photo to show the current snow cover, the stile in my photo is the one to the left in Wicklore's post. Yep, it really was that deep, good enough for ski touring and snow shoeing, which was going on ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/4326/
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Geo on Slieve Muck, 2010
by Geo  6 Mar 2010
Up from Carn to the summit is not really difficult, even when there's still snow lying. It was a great bonus to find a (rare) trig pillar in excellent order to complement the ubiquitous (anyone check the spelling please!) walls. I've been meaning to climb this one for ages, and was glad of the opportunity. We went down along the wall east towards the Bann's Road, which turned out to be quite steep in places and at one point the wall is replaced by a fraying fence. Worth the effort, definitely. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/4476/
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zeaphod on Slieve Muck, 2003
by zeaphod  22 Sep 2003
Easy walk from the ott track, following the wall. Good views from the southerly spur. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/679/
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stephenfarley on Slieve Muck, 2004
by stephenfarley  13 Apr 2004
Climbed from the road, up the Mourne Wall, is a good challenge. The view is excellent into the Mountain range and back towards Slieve Gullion. A perfect way to start a trek along the Mourne wall. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/151/comment/920/
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