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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)
 
Up again on Sun 8th similar route to the last tim .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
Starting at Bloody Bridge car park, the stroll up .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
Great reward for little effort! .. by PinkyFloyd   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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Picture: The view over to Slieve Binnian, with Slieve Foye in the distant clouds.
 
csd on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2005
by csd  23 Oct 2005
After tackling Rocky Mountain, it was back down to the wall for a bit, before approaching Chimney Rock from its northwestern spur. No chimneys to be had, but plenty of rock still lying about, despite the best efforts of the quarrymen and B-26 bombers. Headed back down to my parking spot using the track that runs along the western flanks of the mountain, which led me back to the wall and Long Seefin. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/2015/
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Season's Greetings from up The Chimney .. by BleckCra   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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