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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 300 members. Recently by: JimMc, PeakPaul, PPruz, Xiom5724, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Lauranna, LucyPye, imcmahonlfc, DeltaP, seamaspeineas, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60
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Longitude: -5.912422, Latitude: 54.162398 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736327 825726,   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)
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Picture: Bloody refreshing
Colin Murphy on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2009
by Colin Murphy  17 Jun 2009
Starting at Bloody Bridge car park, the stroll up the track alongside Bloody Bridge River is very pleasant on a summer's day. Cross the river where the large pipeline becomes visible and head SW over the mountain's shoulder which is marked by a cairn. A further 30 minutes took me to the large summit cairn on Chimney Rock, one hour and forty minutes after I'd left the car. The picture shows a class of kids leaping into an inviting, deep pool in Bloody Bridge River just up from the car park. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/3863/
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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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Up here recently as part of the WGL assessment. .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
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