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Chimney Rock Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Aoire A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Aoire (?) [PNNI], 'mountain of the shepherd') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 656m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J36408 25721
Place visited by 311 members. Recently by: arderincorbett, David-Guenot, Sweeney, jamesmforrest, PinkyFloyd, ilenia, NickDown, Juanita, CaminoPat, glencree, bobbar, JimMc, PeakPaul, PPruz, Xiom5724
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Longitude: -5.912485, Latitude: 54.162373 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736323 825723,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChmnRc, 10 char: ChmnyRckMn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Granite was quarried on the northern slopes of this mountain. Mourne granite is typically grey and of high quality. Vast quantities used to be exported for construction. The streets and docks of Liverpool were built of Mourne granite.   Chimney Rock Mountain is the 184th highest place in Ireland.

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An interesting and pleasant diversion with beauti .. by ricky k   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
zeaphod on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2004
by zeaphod  10 Nov 2004
Up again on Sun 8th similar route to the last time - round seefin, long seefin, spences, chimney rock and an easy return to seefin via the wall. Pretty misty/damp/cold on the tops. Met a cheery chap half way back to long seefin - just as the light was falling. "is this the way to bloody bridge?" "no", I said. "my car is parked at bloody bridge". I set him straight. No map, compass or clue! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/1315/
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Starting at Bloody Bridge car park, the stroll up .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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After tackling Rocky Mountain, it was back down t .. by csd   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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