Slievemore 671m mountain, Achill/Corraun Achill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Slievemore Mountain Achill Island Island An Sliabh Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Sliabh Mór [GE], 'the big mountain') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammitic and semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

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Height: 671m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F65035 08669
Place visited by 239 members. Recently by: Daingean, jamesmforrest, CaminoPat, hivisibility, tsheehy, hak493r, quarryman, Ulsterpooka, AndrewH, majorshort, Eoin75, Teresa-ms, thomas_g, Fergalh, wohfnow
Island visited by 398 members.
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Longitude: -10.059522, Latitude: 54.009659 , Easting: 65035, Northing: 308669 Prominence: 582m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 465009 808678,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvmr, 10 char: Slievemore
Bedrock type: Psammitic and semi-pelitic schists, (Slievemore Psammitic Formation)

For a walk visiting the deserted village and megalithic tomb on the S side of Slievemore, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk E.   Slievemore is the second highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 157th highest in Ireland. Slievemore is the most northerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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Picture: The classic view of Slievemore
 
A thing of beauty
by paulocon  17 Jan 2013
Was lucky enough to spend a week down in Achill at the foot of Slievemore and took a few walks up this beautiful mountain. I completely fell in love with it and the surrounding landscape. For me, the only place to start the walk is at the far end of Sliver Strand in Dugort so you can enjoy that remarkable view along the strand and up to Slievemore towering over the beach. The route has been described already here and the climb, though steep, isn't overly challenging. Highly recommend dropping down the other side to the Deserted Village.

If anyone is interested, doing a series of articles on the 'Iconic Mountains of Ireland' and I featured Slievemore in the most recent one. You can see it at: http://www.walkingandhikingireland.com/walking-irelands-iconic-mountains-number-4-slievemore/ Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/153/comment/14905/
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