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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Commedagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

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Slieve Corragh Mountain Sliabh Corrach A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Corrach [PNNI], 'rugged/pointed mountain') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 640m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J33705 28611
Place visited by 378 members. Recently by: dino, therealcrow, cmcv10, flynnke, Beti13, eiremountains, mdehantschutter, Loman01, abptraining, Mark1, johnlyster, hak493r, NMangan, Alanjm, annem
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Longitude: -5.952491, Latitude: 54.189091 , Easting: 333705, Northing: 328611 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 733624 828619,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCrg, 10 char: SlvCrgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

A number of pinnacles line the northern slopes.   Slieve Corragh is the 218th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Slieve Corragh (<i>Sliabh Corrach</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Rock Formations With Commedagh in the Background
Mournes Daytrip: Part II (19/09/22)
by dino  3 Oct 2022
Leaving Commedagh I had my first encounter with the infamous Mourne Wall. Despite reading all about it and having seen loads of photos I was truly amazed by the size, scale and workmanship involved in creating such a huge project. Seeing another group heading in the same direction I decided not to cross the Wall and headed off the shoulder of Commedagh, losing much of my hard earned elevation gain of the morning. Dropping down I had great views into the Pot of Legawherry and I was particularly caught by the strange rock formations on the edge of the ridge.
Approaching the summit of Slieve Corragh I soon realised that I was on the wrong side of the wall and peering over I could see the summit cairn approximately 30m away. Abandoning all dignity I managed to clamber up and over the wall, gaining a further appreciation for the scale of it and confirming that the stone is unforgiving on bare skin!
After that mini-adventure the small summit cairn was a simple stroll and I headed beyond to get fantastic views and my first sight of Ben Crom Reservoir sitting like a mirror in the valley beyond.
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