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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
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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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CHimney Rock climb
by hbowman  18 Apr 2010
Climbed Chimney Rock Mountain yesterday in fairly good conditions - a good walk. Started off from Carrick Little and headed towards Hares Castle keeping Annalong Forest to our right. After a bit of a scramble up to Hares Castle, very fine views opened up of the Annalong Valley. Thereafter we headed toward Chimney Rock. At the summit excellent views opened up of Donard, Commedagh, the Castles, Beg, Cove, Lamagan and Rocky Mountain. In the background Bernagh and Slieveloughshannagh could be seen. On descent we headed toward Spences Mountain and Long Seefin before returning to Carrick Little. The whole walk was just over 10 miles and took approx 6 hours, but one which I would recommend Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/4642/
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