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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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by paulocon  10 Jan 2011
Started off from Bloody Bridge and cut off the track before I reached Carr's face. A heavy frost meant that the going was somewhat easier - ground looked like it could be very boggy otherwise. Also aided by the fact that the heather on the lower slopes is still recovering after a fire on the slopes of Chimney Rock back in September/October. Great views along the coast are opened up as elevation is gained. The summit of CR also provides a great place to view the Higher Mournes from Donard around to Binnian. In wetter weather, a better approach would probably to go up closer to the wall at the bog of Donard as there is a trail from there. From Chimney Rock, I headed for Cove Mountain via the Brandy Pad. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/6202/
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